Mail and Guardian

The battle to censor the controversial “Spear” painting looks set to be fought on the streets as the ANC rallied its supporters to mass action.

On Thursday, barely minutes after the South Gauteng High Court postponed the interdict hearing on the art piece indefinitely, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe called on party supporters to stage a march on the Goodman Gallery on Tuesday and to boycott the City Press newspaper.

  • Read the ANC and Zuma heads of argument here. (PDF)
  • Read Duduzile Zuma’s heads of argument here (PDF)
  • Read City Press heads of argument here (PDF)
  • Read the Goodman Gallery and Brett Murray heads of argument here (PDF) 

“The message that comes through to us is that we will not win in court what we have not won in the streets. Quite clearly battle lines are drawn.

“This is not a battle for just that painting, it is a battle about domination and subjugation.  Read more.,..