Wednesday 23 August 2017

What 's your concern as related to Nation Magazine Editor Bheki Makhubu's judicial case?

It is of paramount importance for journalists to verify what they write. No one has a right to attack a judge or the courts under the disguise of the right of freedom of expression. In as much as this is a right enshrined in the constitution, the constitution itself makes the right not absolute

Human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko and The Nation Magazine Editor Bheki Makhubu have been found guilty of contempt of court.

Like many would have predicted, Judge Mpendulo Simelane found the duo guilty of scandalising the court and bringing the administration of justice into disrepute.

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