South African Language Rights Monitor 2006

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at
Thu Mar 19 17:19:58 UTC 2009

 Forwarded From: Theodorus du Plessis <dplesslt.HUM at>
Date: Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 2:55 AM
Subject: South African Language Rights Monitor 2006

The South African Language Rights Monitor 2006 was recently launched
on the Main Campus of the University of the Free State. The latest
report – like the previous ones – comprises a detailed analysis of the
media coverage of language issues. It covers the period 1 January to
31 December 2006. The main focus of the Monitor is on language rights
issues and other language-related problems such as place name changes,
as well as the language promotion. Furthermore, the report provides an
overview of the year's language litigation and formal language
complaints lodges with mandated language authorities in South Africa.

The current and previous reports can be read at

Prof. L.T. du Plessis
Eenheid vir Taalbestuur/Unit for Language Management
Universiteit van die Vrystaat/University of the Free State
Posbus/P.O. Box 339
9300 RSA
Tel:  +27 51-401 2405
Faks/Fax: +27 51-444 5804
E-pos/E-mail: dplesslt.hum at

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