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PRESS RELEASE – FOR SA Supports SARS Probe

PRESS RELEASE: 9 February 2018 For immediate distribution SUPPORT FOR SARS PROBE INTO FINANCIAL IRREGULARITIES IN THE RELIGIOUS SECTOR Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) supports the recent decision by SARS to conduct a probe into some instances of financial...

PRESS RELEASE – FOR SA Appeals “Spanking Judgement”

PRESS RELEASE :10 November 2017 For immediate distribution FOR SA APPEALS “SPANKING JUDGMENT” On Thursday, 9 November 2017, Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) filed an application for leave to appeal against the recent judgment by the Johannesburg High Court...

MEDIA RELEASE: Church Appeals SAHRC’s Report on Spanking in the Home

Advocate Nadene Badenhorst, Legal Counsel, Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA)   On Wednesday 30 March, Joshua Generation Church delivered its appeal against the findings and recommendations of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) in ‘the spanking...

MEDIA RELEASE: ACDP MP says ban on spanking is a bad idea

African Christian Democratic Party 27 January 2016 ACDP Parliament Media Statement Cheryllyn Dudley, MP & Whip ACDP says attempts to equate abuse and violence with reasonable chastisement or a spanking are disingenuous criminalising spanking does not achieve...