Free sick prisoners

2009-08-21 16:46

AS a South African who believes in law and reality, I am very disturbed to

hear that someone has spotted Schabir Shaik driving around on his own.

That he’s out does not concern me. However, my concern is that many black

prisoners who are seriously ill don’t get released.

Why is this the case? The simple answer is that they are black and poor. They

are the usual suspects.

South Africa, let us stand up and fight for justice in our democracy.

South Africa belongs to all of us. Those in leadership positions are not

there because of their own doing, but because we agreed to them being in those


Starting today let all those who have sick relatives in prison fight for

their release.

- Tinyuku Ngoveni, Tshwane

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