Mogoeng Mogoeng files appeal over Israel remarks

File: Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng.

File: Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng.

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JOHANNESBURG - Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng is appealing a decision for him to retract comments about Israel he made during a webinar in 2020.

Mogoeng was found guilty of misconduct by the Judicial Conduct Committee, for his remarks on South Africa's foreign policy on Israel.

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The chief justice says the findings are flawed and superficial.

In the 39-page appeal, he says Judge Phineas Mojapelo failed to deal with constitutional rights to freedom of expression and freedom of religion.


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