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Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng
Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng

Anneke Scheepers

I once asked my English teacher in High School why we were forced to learn sad poems and read tragic novels. She responded by saying that it is through life’s tragedies that we learn the most valuable lessons. 

The lesson to be learnt from the passing of Suna Venter and the proxy-protest outside of the home of Peter Bruce is that freedom and security of person and freedom of expression – as enshrined in Chapter 2 of our Constitution – are under siege.

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