Apartheid flag judgment: 'Now remove Die Stem' - EFF

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- sierraleonetimes.com | 2 months ago

The EFF has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to remove Die Stem from South Africa's national anthem following Wednesday's Equality Court ruling that the gratuitous display of the apartheid flag constitutes hate speech, unfair discrimination and harassment.

In his judgment, Judge Phineas Mojapelo said the display of the old flag unjustifiably demeans and dehumanises on the basis of race. He added that it impairs dignity.

In a statement, EFF national spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi said his party had long called for the flag and other apartheid symbols to be removed.

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