Tag: FOR SA

WATCH: FOR SA welcomes relaxation of worship gathering rules but questions unfair treatment of larger facilities

The relaxation of numerical restrictions on religious gatherings announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa last night has been welcomed by Freedom of Religion SA, says Advocate Nadene Badenhorst, legal counsel to FOR SA. The new rules, which become effective at midnight on Sunday, permit places of worship to accommodate people up […]

WATCH: FOR SA asks government if it plans to relax regulations for religious sector

Following publication of the #Lockdown Level 2 Regulations on Monday, #FORSA yesterday wrote to Minister Dlamini-Zuma to ask whether Government intends to relax the regulations pertaining to the religious sector, in line with the rest of the economy. In the letter FOR SA says that it seems “unfair and inequitable” […]

‘Urgent clarity needed on directions for religious gatherings’ — FOR SA

By FOR SA Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) has written to the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to request clarification on the Directions relating to Norms and Standards for Religious Gatherings issued on May 28. The letter thanks government for rightly considering the submissions […]

FOR SA refutes ‘false statements’ by DBE, continues to call for parents to have say on sex education

Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) which has been at the forefront of calls for greater consultation about proposed new Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) lesson plans for public schools today dismissed as “utter nonsense” statements by the Department of Basic Education and in certain media reports, saying that it […]