Mbhazima Shilowa | Defend Our Democracy's fight should not just be about the rule of law

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Supporters of Defend Our Democracy stage a picket in front of the Constitutional Court.
Supporters of Defend Our Democracy stage a picket in front of the Constitutional Court.
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It is all well and good to have an organisation fighting for the rule of law in the county, but it should also fight for the rights of people to have access to basic human rights, writes Mbhazima Shilowa.

A few weeks ago, yet another movement – Defend Our Democracy – was launched.

Besides a few high-profile business and academic individuals, it is primarily composed of ANC-aligned organisations and veterans and stalwarts of the ANC. They were vocal against former president Jacob Zuma and the shenanigans inside the ANC in the run-up to the 2017 ANC national conference at Nasrec.

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