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FOR SA (Freedom of Religion South Africa) is a non-profit Christian organisation working to protect and promote religious freedom in South Africa, through creating awareness and influencing government and society regarding issues that affect our religious freedom. Read more…

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“Watershed Case” on Religion in Schools, in Court in May

From 15 – 17 May, the Johannesburg High Court will hear the long-awaited case of OGOD vs Laerskool Randhart & Others. This case, which has been described as a “watershed case” in South Africa and which may well end up in the Constitutional Court, concerns the...

UPDATE: Hate Speech Bill

When the deadline for comments on the Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill closed on 31 January 2017, the Department of Justice had received more than 76,000 submissions!  The FOR SA team met for an hour with the Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development...

UPDATE: CRL Rights Commission’s Report

FOR SA submitted a comprehensive response to the CRL (drafted together with the Council for the Protection and Promotion of Religious Rights and Freedoms) before the deadline for comments on 28 February.  This submission represented over 25 million people from the...

Prince vs Minister of Justice & Others (Cape High Court)

*Note:  Although FOR SA is not / has not been involved in this case, the case to a greater or lesser extent touches on religious freedom and is mentioned for that reason. On 31 March, the Western Cape High Court (per Judge Davis) delivered a controversial judgment...

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Church, State and Freedom of Religion

by Michael Cassidy, Leadership Team of FOR SA Article taken from http://gatewaynews.co.za/church-state-and-freedom-of-religion/ A monthly column by Michael Cassidy, evangelist, author, Christian leader and founder of African Enterprise whose ministry in Africa and the...

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Christian student Felix Ngole has won the right to challenge his expulsion from University over his views on marriage and sexuality. buff.ly/2q66WxR

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Happening now: At a meeting with the CRL Rights commission and religious leaders in Eerste River to hear what changes they have made to their original proposal for the regulation of religion. This is a critical matter and a critical meeting as the proposal as it stands, will seriously undermine the autonomy of the faith community with extremely serious consequences for all believers. Pray for wisdom, a spirit of co-operation and for the grace of Jesus to ensure the continued freedom of the church to practice our faith without intervention. #religiousfreedom #FORSA ... See MoreSee Less

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Dr. Reuben van Rensburg states his concern for the state of the Church.

Richard Botha, Commissioner of the CRL speaks on standing up for your rights.

Michael Cassidy speaks on Freedom of Religion in South Africa and the threat being faced.

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