CASE NO: 31/2011 – THE SOCIETY FOR THE PROTECTION OF OUR CONSTITUTION (“SPOC”) VS RADIO ISLAM – RIGHT TO REPLY

The Society for the Protection of our Constitution (“SPOC”) filed a complaint with the Registrar against Radio Islam. The complaint was that the Respondent was propagating by means of broadcast the use of alternative dispute resolution procedures, and that this was undermining the Constitution, which gives a person the right to approach a Court. The [...]

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CASE NUMBER: 14/2009 – I and A POLAKOW VS RADIO ISLAM – RELIGION

Complaints were received from a member of the Jewish community against certain broadcasts by Radio Islam, which falls under the jurisdiction of the BCCSA in so far as the Code of Conduct for Broadcasters is concerned.  At the core of the complaint was the accusation that the bounds of free speech had been overstepped. References [...]

By | 2017-01-27T11:47:52+00:00 February 18th, 2015|Radio Islam|Comments Off on CASE NUMBER: 14/2009 – I and A POLAKOW VS RADIO ISLAM – RELIGION

CASE NUMBER: 03/2008 – LOONAT VS RADIO ISLAM – DIGNITY AND REPUTATION

The Registrar of the Commission received a complaint from a Mr Loonat, stating that his reputation had been invaded by  Radio Islam as a result of remarks by a host that he had been involved in fraudulently obtaining an extension of a work permit for a Mr Patel; in fact, that the papers which granted [...]

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CASE NUMBER: 61/2002 – POLAKOW VS RADIO ISLAM – HATE SPEECH

On the 19th of August the Respondent broadcast an interview with a visiting well known author and speaker, Imraan Hussain. On the 23rd it broadcast a news commentary by one of its own employees on suicide bombers in Israel. This Commission received complaints from a Dr Polakow in regard to both these broadcasts.  The Tribunal [...]

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