Militias defending Jacob Zuma from arrest could lead to 'another Marikana', warns Frank Chikane

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Reverend Frank Chikane
Reverend Frank Chikane
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Militias posted around former president Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, who are vowing to protect him from arrest, could possibly lead to "another Marikana", Reverend Frank Chikane has said. It is something he fears.

Chikane is one of those at the head of a new civil society grouping of 337 individuals and organisations, Defend Our Democracy, which on Thursday issued "a call to action" to defend South Africa's democracy.

With reference to the men in camouflage keeping watch outside Zuma's home, he said:

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