SAHRC to approach Equality Court over Malema's 'hate speech', banning of media

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- news24.com | 3 months ago

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) on Tuesday warned that it would "take action" against politicians who make statements that amount to hate speech.

This included recent statements by EFF leader Julius Malema.  "The SAHRC has on numerous occasions urged political leaders to recognise and take responsibility for the power they wield through their words," the commission said in a statement.

"At the same time, the commission remains committed to promoting and protecting the right to freedom of expression.

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