Icasa Lays Criminal Charges Against SABC Over Protest Policy

Posted: 7 December 2016 | News - MMA in the Media | Categories:

 Icasa has laid criminal charges against the SABC for failing to adhere to a ruling it made regarding the withdrawal of its "protest policy", MPs heard on Wednesday.

The broadcaster appeared to have reneged on its agreement to abide by the order to withdraw its decision not to air footage of violent protests, Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) representative Nomvuyiso Batyi told Parliament's ad hoc committee looking into the SABC board.

 Paul Herman, ‘Icasa Lays Criminal Charges Against SABC Over Protest Policy,’ News24,  07 December 2016