Activists unite to “defend democracy”

- | 5 months ago

The Johannesburg City Hall was filled to capacity on Sunday afternoon as the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation, the South African Communist Party (SACP) and other civil society organisations held a joint rally against state corruption.

Posters reading “Defend our democracy”, “Defend our parliament” and “Reclaiming our values” were stuck on the walls of the hall. The campaign was launched on 19 July following the appearance of former President Jacob Zuma before the Zondo Commission.

The commission is investigating state corruption particularly under the administration of Zuma and the relationship between the Gupta family and the state.

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