Icasa upholds SABC decision to ban DA advert

Elections 2014
Johannesburg, 25 April 2014 - The DA's Gauteng Premier candidate Mmusi Maimane speaks to eNCA about the banning of the party's Ayisafani advert after Icasa upheld the SABC's decision not ti flight the ad. eNCA
Johannesburg – The Democratic Alliance has put the controversial election ad on their Youtube Channel. The SABC pulled the DA election advert off air. Credit: Youtube / Democratic Alliance South Africa YouTube

JOHANNESBURG - The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) has upheld the SABC's banning of the DA's Ayisafani advert.

The SAPS had complained that the advert contains a photo of a police officer firing rubber bullets.

The SABC banned the advertisement because it said it incited violence.

Icasa says the offending part of the advert must be removed.

The DA's Gauteng Premier candidate, Mmusi Maimane, spoke to News Night's Jeremy Maggs, and said the opposition party will review the ruling.

* Listen to the News Night interview in the gallery above.

-eNCA

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