Tag: freedom of religion

‘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 […]

Religious community hopes president will appoint suitable CRL commissioners
South Africa Uncategorized

Religious community hopes president will appoint suitable CRL commissioners

By Adv Nadene L Badenhorst, Legal Counsel of FOR SA With relations between the CRL Rights Commission (CRL) and the religious community in South Africa severely strained, the religious sector is hoping that President Ramaphosa will carefully consider who he appoints to serve on the commission for the next five […]