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FOR SA (Freedom of Religion South Africa) is a legal advocacy organisation working to protect and promote the constitutional right to religious freedom in South Africa. We do this by engaging with government on policies, and making submissions to Parliament on draft legislation, that may negatively impact on religious freedom. We also appear – as a “friend of the court” or principal party – before government commissions and the Courts (including the Constitutional Court) in cases affecting religious freedom. Read more…

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FAQs ON LEVEL 1 REGULATIONS: PLACES OF WORSHIP

FAQs ON LEVEL 1 REGULATIONS: PLACES OF WORSHIP Dear Friend, Many churches, mosques, synagogues and temples have welcomed the announcement that religious gatherings are allowed to re-open under Lockdown Level 1 – albeit subject to numeric restrictions and stringent...

POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS CASE FOR FAITH-BASED INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS

By Adv Nadene Badenhorst, FOR SA Legal Counsel A potentially dangerous case that could have major ramifications for all faith-based independent schools (whether Christian, Jewish, Muslim, etc.) has been instituted in the Equality Court of the Johannesburg High Court....

SAME-SEX COUPLE ENTERS FRAY, WANTS R2 MILLION FROM BELOFTEBOS

By Adv Nadene Badenhorst, FOR SA Legal Counsel The unfair discrimination case instituted against Beloftebos wedding venue by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has intensified after another same-sex couple filed legal papers against Beloftebos, seeking...

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Letter to President 7 September 2020

*Note: FOR SA was invited to a meeting with President Ramaphosa and various interfaith leaders on Wednesday, 2 September 2020, where FOR SA had the opportunity to address the President on the impact of the lockdown regulations on the religious community and also put...

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FOR SA’s letter to Minister 18 Aug 2020

18 August 2020 URGENT, and HIGH PRIORITY Dear Dr Dlamini-Zuma, RE:     ALERT LEVEL 2 REGULATIONS, AND THE RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY We refer to our letter to you dated 6 August 2020 (following the Zoom meeting that took place between FOR SA and yourself on 4...

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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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