Multi-stakeholder Dialogue on the Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill – 29 January 2019

On Tuesday 29th January 2019 the Southern African Liaison Office (SALO) facilitated Multi-stakeholder Dialogue on the Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill at Sierra Burgers Park Hotel, Pretoria.

The dialogue was part of the ongoing series of engagements by the Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development,  Hon John Jeffrey. SALO has been conducting these engagements with communities, civil society formations and other stakeholders for a number of years. Collaboration between government, non-governmental organizations, international organizations, donors and researchers is critical to reviewing the proposed Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill.

Collaboration between government, non-governmental organizations, international organizations, donors and researchers is critical to reviewing the proposed Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill. The policy brief below presents a framework for bringing together sectors to take an empirical-based approach to reviewing existing complexities of crafting legal frameworks and criminalising hate speech and hate crime.

Read full Policy Brief here:
http://www.salo.org.za/salo-policy-brief-29-jan-2019-hate-crimes-illustrated/

SALO would like to thank

The Embassy of the Republic of Ireland for their direct support of this event