Gordhan vs Malema hate speech case moves to High Court

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- sowetanlive.co.za | 4 months ago

The hate speech case between public enterprise minister Pravin Gordhan and EFF leaders Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu has been moved to the South Gauteng high court.

Magistrate Nishani Beharie granted the application to move the matter to the high court on Monday as the EFF wants to challenge the constitutionality of the section 10 of the Equality Act which deals with hate speech. The matter was heard in the Equality Court in Johannesburg.

“The magistrate's court lacks the jurisdiction to determine the constitutionality of the legislation.

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