Top court blasts SA law on hate speech as Jon Qwelane let off for gay slur

01 December 2019 - 00:05 By JEFF WICKS

Controversial former diplomat and "gay is not OK" columnist Jon Qwelane has scored a surprise victory in the Supreme Court of Appeal, in a ruling that could set back SA's efforts to curb racism and hate speech.

In the column, Qwelane lauded former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe's "unflinching and unapologetic stance" on homosexuality...

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