Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders said Wednesday he plans to show cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad on Dutch television after Parliament refused to display them.
Wilders said he would show the cartoons during television airtime reserved for political parties, in … Read the rest
A UK law society has stepped up its pursuit of the Sun and its ‘Nazi propaganda’ spouting columnist Katie Hopkins over alleged anti-migrant hate speech, referring both to a powerful international court usually reserved for war criminals.
The Society of … Read the rest
Zimbabwean youths were stopped yesterday from digging up the remains of Cecil Rhodes from his grave in the Matopos Hills, just outside Bulawayo.
The Zanu-PF youths assembled at the party’s Bulawayo offices, from which they intended to go to the … Read the rest
A WhatsApp post has led to the investigation of a police officer in the Pretoria dog unit after 12 white colleagues accused him of hate speech and racism.
Provincial police spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Lungelo Dlamini confirmed that Sergeant Hendric Mthimunye was … Read the rest
Telecommunications firm Ericsson has fired a worker who used the word “kaffir” in a tweet.
The tweet from the account of Vivienne Basson used the word while expressing frustration over a taxi accident.
The Tweet went on to say, “These … Read the rest
The mayor of Paris is also calling for comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala, known for his anti-Jewish humour, to be banned from performing in public.
France’s interior minister, Manuel Valls, voiced his displeasure first in wanting Dieudonne, as he is known, … Read the rest
The leftist Greek government said on Monday it would soon present a bill targeting “racist hate speech”, part of a crackdown on the Golden Dawn party after an anti-fascist rapper died.
“(The bill) will be submitted to parliament in a … Read the rest
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South Africa’s multiracial and multicultural society is exploding into a never-ending Kulturkampf or American-style culture war. Anti-racists are the new racists, spreading intolerance and even violence ahead … Read the rest
Following upon the recent controversial campaign conducted by Dr. Piet Croucamp against Dr. Louise Mabille of Tuks, Mr. Johann Botha of Johannesburg has lodged a complaint against Croucamp with the University of Johannesbur for unprofessional and unethical conduct. The text … Read the rest
A draft Policy Framework on Combating Hate Crimes, Hate Speech and Unfair Discrimination has been finalised that will introduce the concept of hate crime to South African criminal law, giving effect to international legislation aimed at balancing the right to … Read the rest
Hate speech, a policy based on racism and an economic policy of nationalisation clash with the letter and spirit of the South African Constitution and the Freedom Front Plus has in the light of this, lodged its strong objection with … Read the rest
COMPLAINT FILED ONLINE WITH THE BBC
At the beginning of the programme and also on the BBC’s website at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22554709 John Simpson states: “Apartheid South Africa looked after white people and nobody else. Now some of its white communities … Read the rest
Anti-Islamic advertisements will go up across New York City’s subway system next week after a federal judge ruled that the city’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority could not legally refuse to host the signs on the basis of “demeaning” language.
As early … Read the rest