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Media Advisory: The Equality Court to hear SAHRC discrimination claim against Mr Adam Catzavelos

02 August 2019

Attention: Editors and Reporters

On Monday, 05 August 2019, the Randburg Magistrates Court sitting as the Equality Court will hear the South African Human Rights Commission’s (“the Commission”) discrimination and hate speech claim against Mr Adam Catzavelos. This application by the Commission follows Mr Catzavelo’s use of the word “kaffir” in a self- recorded video in August 2018. 

Details of the court appearance are as follows:

Date: 05 August 2019

Time: 08:30

Venue: Court 15, Randburg Magistrates’ Court

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For further information contact the Gauteng Provincial Office of the South African Human Rights Commission: Buang Jones, Provincial Manager, T: 011 877 3752 / C: 078 617 0476; E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or Zamakhize Mkhize, Legal officer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; 011 877 3764 / 061 814 7143 or Phillip Molekoa, Advocacy Officer, T: 011 877 3754/ C: 083 731 0662; E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

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