In South Africa, “a form of institutional cancel culture against judges who publicly express the Christian beliefs that underpin their support for Israel and peace”

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Fury as South African Chief Justice Is Ordered to Apologize for Pro-Israel Comments
by Ben Cohen
March 5, 2021

South Africa’s chief justice has been ordered by a judicial oversight committee to apologize publicly for criticisms he made last year of his government’s hostile stance toward the State of Israel. On Thursday, South Africa’s Judicial Service Commission (JSC) — which investigates complaints made against judges — found Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng guilty of misconduct for comments made at an online seminar in June 2020, in which he appeared alongside South Africa’s Chief Rabbi, Warren Goldstein. Mogoeng invoked his Christian faith as the reason for his “love” of Israel, criticizing the South African government for maintaining close diplomatic ties with the country’s former colonizers while frequently attacking the Jewish state. READ MORE

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