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[Audio] LinkFM interview: Lockdown Regulations and PEPUDA

LinkFM talks to FOR SA’s Michael Swain, who gives an update on the lockdown, police brutality, FOR SA’s submission to Parliament on expropriation without compensation and Ministry of Health’s response to our concerns about vaccinations – 29 March 2021.

ALERT: Proposed Amendments to the Equality Act: Call to Action!

  PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE EQUALITY ACT: CALL TO ACTION!   The Department of Justice has released the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Amendment Bill (the Amendment Bill) for public comment until Wednesday, 12 May 2021....

FOR SA takes Government to Court, challenges restrictions on churches

On 25 January 2021, Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) issued papers in the Johannesburg High Court to ask that Government’s complete ban on faith-based gatherings (initially imposed for 14 days from 28 December 2020, but then extended indefinitely on 9 January 2021) be lifted with immediate effect.

Update on Recent or Current Religious Freedom Issues and Cases

* The cases and issues in which FOR SA is / has been involved, are marked with a star (*). POLICIES & BILLS Basic Education Laws Amendment (BELA) Bill* The Bill is currently still making its way through the internal processes of the Department of Basic Education...

The JCC’s recent decision against the Chief Justice

Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) has taken note of the decision by the Judicial Conduct Committee (JCC) on 4 March 2021 in the respective complaints by Africa 4 Palestine, SA BDS Coalition and Women’s Cultural Group against Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng (CJ), following certain comments made by the CJ in a webinar hosted by The Jerusalem Post.

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