Julius Malema's utterances hateful, but not hate speech: verdict in Pravin Gordhan case

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- sowetanlive.co.za | 3 weeks ago

The Equality Court on Thursday dismissed public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan's hate speech case against EFF leader Julius Malema.

Judge Roland Sutherland dismissed the matter with costs, including the costs of two counsel. “Despite the fact that the utterances were indeed hateful and aimed at engendering hatred against the applicant, the applicant has failed to bring his understandable grievances within the compass of the Equality Act,” Sutherland ruled.

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