Civil rights organisation AfriForum publishes new report documenting how minority communities continue to be persecuted in South Africa
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Civil rights organisation AfriForum publishes new report documenting how minority communities continue to be persecuted in South Africa

Minority communities in South Africa are experiencing new levels of discrimination and persecution. A new report by the civil rights organisation AfriForum and the think tank Opinor details how this is taking place. The report is a follow-up of the 2020 The World Must Know report, published by AfriForum. The report was published as part…

AfriForum opposes proposed bill that threatens freedom of speech in oral presentation

AfriForum opposes proposed bill that threatens freedom of speech in oral presentation

The civil rights organisation AfriForum today made a critical oral presentation before the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services on the proposed Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill. These comments are about the 2019 version of the proposed bill. In 2019 and 2021, AfriForum submitted written comments against this proposed…

Court record shows government is actually planning to donate R350 million to Cuba

Court record shows government is actually planning to donate R350 million to Cuba

The court record in AfriForum’s case against the R50 million Cuba donation, shows the grand total of the donation to actually be R350 million and not just R50 million. This was revealed after the civil rights organisation’s legal team requested the court record as part of its review application. According to the record, the government…

AfriForum continues #TheWorldMustKnow campaign in the Netherlands and Hungary

AfriForum continues #TheWorldMustKnow campaign in the Netherlands and Hungary

The civil rights organisation AfriForum’s campaign to inform the world of the crisis in South Africa and to gain international support for AfriForum’s projects, will be continued in Europe in the coming weeks. As part of this initiative, Ernst Roets, Head of Policy and Action at AfriForum, is on a liaison tour in the Netherlands…

Prominent South African politician testifies that he may call for slaughtering of white people
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Prominent South African politician testifies that he may call for slaughtering of white people

One of the most influential politicians on the African continent, and particularly in South Africa, Julius Malema, testified today that he might someday call for the slaughtering of white people in South Africa. The civil rights organisation AfriForum’s hate speech case against Malema, the president of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, another leader…

AfriForum and Solidarity serves court papers on national state of disaster
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AfriForum and Solidarity serves court papers on national state of disaster

AfriForum and Solidarity will today respectively serve court documents in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria in which the organisations request the courts to declare the continuation of the current state of disaster invalid. In its arguments, AfriForum states that there is currently no disaster and hence no need for a state of disaster….

National state of disaster must end; legal action is coming – Solidarity Movement
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National state of disaster must end; legal action is coming – Solidarity Movement

The Solidarity Movement, including Solidarity and AfriForum, took a stand today by declaring that no further reasons exists for the current state of disaster, which has been in operation for about 22 months, to remain in force. This comes after the state of disaster was extended again by the government.  According to Solidarity Movement Chairperson…

CONFERENCE ON THE DECLINE OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM: AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE SINKING SHIP OF JUSTICE
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CONFERENCE ON THE DECLINE OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM: AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE SINKING SHIP OF JUSTICE

AfriForum’s Private Prosecution Unit today hosted a conference on the decline of the criminal justice system at the AfriForum Teater. Adv. Gerrie Nel, Prof. Koos Malan, and Dr Llewelyn Curlewis were speakers at the conference. Adv. Nel highlighted concrete examples that indicate the decline of the criminal justice system as well as the role of…

AfriForum requests explanation from Google for discrepancies in anti-minority discrimination in South Africa search results
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AfriForum requests explanation from Google for discrepancies in anti-minority discrimination in South Africa search results

The South African civil rights organisation AfriForum directed a letter to Dr Alistair Mokoena, Country Director of Google South Africa. AfriForum requests an explanation for what appears to be Google suppressing relevant articles on its search engine that deal with anti-minority racism and/or racial discrimination in South Africa. This discrepancy came to AfriForum’s attention via…

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