'Signal jamming is to stop MPs behaving badly'

08 September 2016 - 09:11 By KATHARINE CHILD

Parliament engaged in "censorship" when its live feed stopped showing violent scuffles between the EFF and police at last year's State of the Nation address, instead focusing on Speaker Baleka Mbete's face.Primedia, the SA National Editors' Forum, NGOs Right to Know and the Open Democracy Centre asked the Supreme Court of Appeal yesterday to declare parliamentary rules that stop incidents of "grave disorder" being broadcast live "unconstitutional".

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