Hitler reference is hate speech and Cosatu man must apologise: ConCourt

Holocaust didn’t only target Zionists, and use of Nazi leader’s name is triggering for all Jews, states ruling

16 February 2022 - 20:15 By FRANNY RABKIN

When Cosatu’s Bongani Masuku referenced Hitler in condemning the state of Israel and its followers, this amounted to hate speech, the Constitutional Court said on Wednesday...

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