WATCH: SABC vs Solidarity and four of the SABC8


Johannesburg, 22 July 2016 - Day two of the SABC journalists Labour Court case.

  • Editor&39;s note: This live stream has now ended. You may watch a recording of preoceedings in the gallery above, or read further here.

JOHANNESBURG - The case of four senior SABC journalists, dismissed without a disciplinary hearing, returned to the Labour Court in Johannesburg on Friday.

Trade union Solidarity wants the Labour Court to set aside the SABC’s dismissals.

The case was postponed on Thursday because the SABC had not filed necessary paperwork.

WATCH: Journalists, SABC face off in Labour Court

Journalists Foeta Krige, Suna Venter, Krivani Pillay and Jacques Steenkamp were fired after voicing their disagreement with the public broadcaster’s ban on airing footage of violence.

Eight senior journalists, who include Lukhanyo Calata, were sent termination letters by the public broadcaster on Monday.

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Earlier in July the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) ruled that the SABC must withdraw its decision not to broadcast violent service delivery protests.

*Watch the videos in the gallery below for eNCA&39;s coverage of the SABC saga.



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