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South Africa: Condemning Israel Is Not Hate Speech, Appeal Court Finds

[GroundUp] The Supreme Court of Appeal ( SCA) this week delivered a judgment that provided much needed clarity about the meaning of "hate speech" as prohibited in the Equality Act. Understanding what constitutes hate speech is crucial to properly protecting and promoting the right to freedom of expression. Besides being a fundamental human right in section 16 of the Constitution, freedom of expression has been described by the Constitutional Court as "a guarantor of democracy"....

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Published By: Allafrica - Thursday, 6 December