Adam Catzavelos to be probed by SA Human Rights Commission

22 August 2018 - 11:33
By Staff Reporter
Adam Catzavelos to be probed by SA Human Rights Commission.
Adam Catzavelos to be probed by SA Human Rights Commission.

The use of the insulting k-word slur by Johannesburg businessman Adam Catzavelos will be investigated by the South African Human Rights Commission‚ attorney Buang Jones said on Wednesday.

A video of the incident went viral overnight‚ and the SAHRC was tagged by a Twitter user.

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The commission's acting head of legal services‚ Buang Jones‚ responded: "We will institute a formal probe."

The SAHRC previously welcomed the two-year jail term handed down to Vicki Momberg for her repeated use of the offensive language after a traffic incident‚ and lodged a complaint against Velaphi Khumalo following his 2016 “hate speech” Facebook rants against whites.