What Are the Arguments For and Against South Africa's Old Flag?
Does the display of the old flag constitute hate speech and harassment? This is the question the Equality Court must answer as the Nelson Mandela Foundation and lobby group AfriForum oppose each other in a case that will likely set the boundaries between constitutionally protected free speech and hate speech.
GroundUp, 29 April 2019
The Nelson Mandela Foundation is asking the Equality Court in Johannesburg to declare the display of the old South African flag hate speech and harassment under the Equality Act.… Read more »
South Africa: Should the Apartheid Flag Be Banned?
News24Wire, 29 April 2019
The Nelson Mandela Foundation and AfriForum will head to the Equality Court on Monday and Tuesday to argue for and against whether the display of the old South African flag… Read more »
MK veterans burn an old South African flag in November 2017 following the #BlackMonday protests by farmers against farm murders.
South Africa: From the Ashes of Apartheid
Deutsche Welle, 26 April 2019
South Africa emerged as a 'rainbow nation' on 27 April 1994, after half a century of white rule, black oppression and racial segregation. It still faces huge problems. What… Read more »
News24Wire, 18 December 2018
It is perfectly legal to own or display the old South African flag, but be mindful that it could also be considered insensitive and offensive to show it off, a flag expert says. Read more »
NMF, 25 February 2019
In February 2018 the Nelson Mandela Foundation announced that it had made an application to the Equality Court for an order declaring that gratuitous displays of the old official… Read more »
South Africa: Is It Time to Ban Old Flag?
News24Wire, 6 November 2017
The Nelson Mandela Foundation has asked whether it is time to ban the old South African flag after the furore it created around the Black Monday marches on October 30. Read more »
Johannesburg Pride, the largest LGBTIQ+ pride parade and festival on the African continent, has called for a retraction from AfriForum after the lobby group made a comparison ... Read more »