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When artistic licence gets pushed too far — Afrika Mhlophe
Afrika Mhlophe

When artistic licence gets pushed too far — Afrika Mhlophe

Also see news report: http://gatewaynews.co.za/kzn-matric-pupil-says-his-art-is-not-satanic-but-explores-commercialised-religion/ “The end justifies the means” is basically the explanation given by the student whose artwork provoked a lot of outrage from South African Christians. Brett Murray had the same pragmatic response for his controversial painting, The Spear. In it he depicted SA President Jacob Zuma in […]

Religious exemption clause in Hate Speech bill ‘will only protect sermons’
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Religious exemption clause in Hate Speech bill ‘will only protect sermons’

At Parliament on May 30 2018, Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) attended a briefing by the Department of Justice (DoJ) to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Justice regarding the proposed Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill (“the Bill”). This briefing followed certain amendments made […]