Faris vs TFD Network Africa (Cape Labour 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. In December 2016, the Labour Court in Cape Town refused an employer (TFD Network Africa) leave to...

Human Rights Day: A Battle for the Soul of the Nation

by Michael Swain, Executive Director of FOR SA On March 21st every year, South Africans celebrate Human Rights Day and in so doing we recognize the debt we owe to those who fought and suffered for the freedoms we enjoy.  In a sense, South Africa came late to the party...

Free to Say “Gay is not Okay”?

by Adv. Nadene Badenhorst, Legal Counsel of FOR SA After many years, the controversial case of Qwelane v Minister for Justice & Others finally came before the Johannesburg High Court (Equality Court) over the past two weeks. The case concerns an article written by...