The apartheid-era flag of South Africa is flown by a supporter of the neo-Nazi Afrikaner Resistance Movement (AWB). Photo: Reuters

South Africa bans ‘gratuitous’ displays of apartheid-era flag favoured by white supremacists

  • A judge ruled the flag to be a symbol of racial segregation, oppression and government-sanctioned racism that took generations to overturn
  • Its use is now confined to areas in which it can serve the public interest, such as in art, academia or journalism
Topic |   South Africa

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The apartheid-era flag of South Africa is flown by a supporter of the neo-Nazi Afrikaner Resistance Movement (AWB). Photo: Reuters
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