Tag: justice

Parliament succumbing to tyranny of identity politics, political correctness — Ryan Smit
Opinion

Parliament succumbing to tyranny of identity politics, political correctness — Ryan Smit

Cause For Justice founder and director Ryan Smit responds to the National Assembly’s passing of the Civil Union Amendment Bill which makes it impermissible for state-employed marriage officers to refuse to marry same-sex couples on grounds of conscience, religion or belief. National Assembly adopts the Civil Union Amendment Bill (B11B-2018) […]

Making South Africa’s courts accountable to the people and to God
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Making South Africa’s courts accountable to the people and to God

Chief Justice, Mogoeng Mogoeng has introduced a new level of accountability for the judiciary never before experienced in South Africa through the Judiciary Annual Report. Speaking in Johannesburg on Friday, Mogoeng explained that the three arms of state — the executive, parliament, and the judiciary — were all accountable to […]

Brutal cross-examination of rape victim highlights need for judicial system reform, says SACC
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Brutal cross-examination of rape victim highlights need for judicial system reform, says SACC

Originally published in SACC News The shocking cross-examination ordeal of courageous rape victim Cheryl Zondi in the Omotoso trial has prompted the South African Council of Churches SACC to urge justice authorities to establish special courts for rape cases to protect rape survivors, says the SACC in a media statement […]

Constitutional Court to hear FOR SA on corporal punishment at home
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Constitutional Court to hear FOR SA on corporal punishment at home

On Thursday, November 28 the Constitutional Court will hear Freedom of Religion South Africa’s (FOR SA’s) application for leave to appeal a High Court judgment last year which declared parents’ historic common law defence of “moderate and reasonable chastisement” to be unconstitutional. “While FOR SA is utterly opposed to any […]

Let freedom ring out — Rachel Simpson
Opinion

Let freedom ring out — Rachel Simpson

Freedom Day, 2018; 24 years since the 1994 elections, the establishment of Mandela’s government, and the rise of a new dawn of equal rights in South Africa. Today, we do not celebrate freedom cheaply, but remember the cost to those who sought freedom while restricted, discriminated against, captive; who knew […]