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[WATCH LIVE] Icasa briefing on SABC protest coverage ban

In May 2016 the public broadcaster announced that it would not publicise any content displaying violent service delivery protests.

Picture: Supplied.

JOHANNESBURG - The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) is this morning holding a briefing on the monitoring of the implementation of Compliance and Complaints Committee (CCC) ruling on the SABC's ban on the broadcast of footage of violent protests.

In May 2016 the public broadcaster announced that it had taken a decision not to publicise any content displaying violent service delivery protests in various parts of the country.

In a statement, the SABC condemned the acts of public and private property vandalism and has made a decision that it will not show footage of people burning public institutions, like schools, in any of its news bulletins, with immediate effect.

WATCH: Icasa briefing

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