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Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act No. 108 of 1996)

Chapter 2 - Bill of Rights

16. Freedom of expression

 

 

1) Everyone has the right to freedom of expression, which includes
a) freedom of the press and other media;
b) freedom to receive or impart information or ideas;
c) freedom of artistic creativity; and
d) academic freedom and freedom of scientific research.

 

2) The right in subsection (1) does not extend to
a) propaganda for war;
b) incitement of imminent violence; or
c) advocacy of hatred that is based on race, ethnicity, gender or religion, and that constitutes incitement to cause harm.