Lawman erred in exonerating cricketer over his Israel stand

The CSA cannot accept Wim Trengove’s finding that the U-19 Proteas captain was entitled to say what he did about Israeli soldiers

10 December 2023 - 00:00 By Ziyad Motala

Advocate Wim Trengove’s exoneration of David Teeger, the Proteas under-19 captain, raises questions about the boundaries of freedom of speech in the context of sports representation. While freedom of speech is a cornerstone of our democracy, our constitution unequivocally prohibits hate speech or any endorsement of racial, ethnic or religious superiority...

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