Adriaan Basson | First they came for the judges

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Under attack: Acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo.
Under attack: Acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo.
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This year will require those of us who believe in the Constitution and rule of law to defend the judiciary loudly and at every turn, writes Adriaan Basson.

I missed Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu this week. I missed his calm but firm voice of moral clarity as our hard-won Constitution came under fire from the fight-back brigade, momentarily led by the manicured hand of Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.

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