Let the electorate deliver the verdict on the DA flag saga

The party offended many South Africans by depicting a burning flag, but the SABC was wrong to ban the advert

12 May 2024 - 00:00 By Sunday Times Editorial

The controversy around the DA advert depicting the burning of the flag has brought to the fore two key issues: the meaning and significance of national symbols, and freedom of expression...

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