- Vicki Momberg was sentenced to 2 years in jail for her racist tirade
- This sparked various reactions on Twitter
- While some hailed it as a great example, others pointed to "double standards"
The Randburg Magistrate's Court sentenced former real estate agent Vicki Momberg to two years in jail for her 2016 racist tirade.
The sentencing sparked various reactions on Twitter. While some hailed it as a great example of what awaits racists, others pointed to perceived double standards.
Briefly.co.za compiles some of the reactions below.
Many Twitter users as well as some political parties welcomed the sentencing:
Some commenters, however, felt the sentencing revealed double standards about who gets charged and who doesn't:
There was also some debate over what is "free speech" as compared to "hate speech:"
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