Roadshows in Mossel Bay, George and Cape Town

The FOR SA annual Roadshow discusses some of the current cultural and legal threats to freedom of religion, internationally but specifically also in South Africa. The freedom to believe and more particularly, to say what it is we believe and to practise our beliefs...

The Death of Freedom of Conscience

By Michael Swain, Executive Director of FOR SA The Civil Union Amendment Bill, which is anticipated to be signed into law soon, highlights a serious erosion of the right to conscientious objection. This right can be defined as the refusal to perform a legal role or...

Hate Speech – the lay of the land

By Daniela Ellerbeck, Legal Advisor for FOR SA The controversial area of hate speech remains highly topical, with Parliament having agreed to hold over passing the Prevention of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill until the new Parliament sits after the May...