CASE NO: 31/2014 – MAREE VS MULTICHOICE- KYKNET – DEROGATORY LANGUAGE

A film, that was broadcast by the Respondent on its Channel 144 (KYKNET), made in 1970, included televisionracially derogatory words. A complaint was lodged in regard to the words.

 The Tribunal held that the words were integral to the drama and did not amount to hate speech. In fact, the words were necessary to demonstrate apartheid attitudes at the time.

 Complaint not upheld.

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