14 February 2015
The Right 2 Know Campaign has
condemned the actions that took place at the State of the Nation Address on
Thursday evening which included the blocking of signal and the use of military
In a statement R2K said it
appears increasingly that the State will not govern by consent and are prepared
to govern by increasingly authoritarian means.
R2K’s Murray Hunter in South
Africa we’ve seen unbelievably shocking images in Parliament of the cutting off
of internet, the manipulation of TV cameras and the use of armed guards to drag
parliamentarians out of parliament.
Hunter said Parliament is
meant to be an open space, it’s meant to be an open space that is transparent
for all individuals in South Africa.
“It’s very important the every
South African stands up to ensure that this doesn’t happen again as it will
hurt our Democracy of this country” Hunter added.
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