Author: Daniela Ellerbeck

DBE says it will consult parents, teachers on Comprehensive Sexuality Education content
South Africa Uncategorized

DBE says it will consult parents, teachers on Comprehensive Sexuality Education content

An update on the status of Comprehensive Sexuality Education by Daniela Ellerbeck, legal adviser to Freedom of Religion SA (FOR SA) Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) recently again met with the Department of Basic Education (“the DBE) to discuss various questions and concerns regarding the proposed implementation of […]

‘Bad pastors’ and the law: Part 3 — When a pastor does strange (but not harmful or unlawful) things
South Africa

‘Bad pastors’ and the law: Part 3 — When a pastor does strange (but not harmful or unlawful) things

In this series of articles, Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) discusses existing legal remedies for abuses or strange practices by religious leaders highlighted by the CRL Rights Commission and the media. FOR SA has consistently cited applicable existing laws as one of its objections to state regulation of […]

‘Bad pastors’ and the law: Part 2 — When a pastor makes fantastical and false claims or promises
South Africa Uncategorized

‘Bad pastors’ and the law: Part 2 — When a pastor makes fantastical and false claims or promises

In this series of articles, Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) discusses existing legal remedies for abuses or strange practices by religious leaders highlighted by the CRL Rights Commission and the media. FOR SA has consistently cited applicable existing laws as one of its objections to state regulation of […]

‘Bad pastors’ and the law: Part 1 — When a pastor commits criminal or illegal acts in the name of religion
South Africa

‘Bad pastors’ and the law: Part 1 — When a pastor commits criminal or illegal acts in the name of religion

In this series of articles, Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) discusses existing legal remedies for abuses or strange practices by religious leaders highlighted by the CRL Rights Commission and the media. FOR SA has consistently cited applicable existing laws as one of its objections to state regulation of […]