Malema's utterances 'offensive' but do not amount to hate speech

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- timeslive.co.za | 7 months ago

EFF leader Julius Malema's utterances were "problematic" but did not amount to hate speech, the SA Human Rights Commission said on Wednesday.

Chairperson Bongani Majola said at a media briefing that the commission had received five complaints against Malema over the period 2016  to 2018. He said the commission was guided by the constitution and by the law.

Majola said when the commission considered the complaints, they looked at the facts, context, the applicable law and the Constitution in the process.

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