South Africans are voicing their opinions on land expropriation without compensation and they are urging to government to give it a green light.
As Briefly.co.za reported previously, the Joint Constitutional Review Committee asked South Africans to fill in and submit forms on land expropriation to be reviewed and they received more than 700 000 submissions.
However, now that the submissions are done, South Africans have the opportunity to give their opinions on the matter during a nationwide tour by the committee, which kicked off on Tuesday at 11:00 in Concordia, Springbok in the Northern Cape.
News24 reported the tour, which would have 36 stops, is part of the 63rd anniversary of the Freedom Charter, adopted in 1955.
So, by means of giving the people a voice, Briefly.co.za gathered a few opinions of the South Africans, who attended the meeting on Tuesday.
A man was spotted outside hearing, with signs reading, "Give don't take" and "Yes for land reform".
The official Twitter account of the South African Parliament also tweeted a couple of photos, which showed resident queuing to partake in the hearing.
"Residents of Springbok and the surrounding areas queuing to get into the venue for the public hearings by the Constitutional Review Committee on the possible amendment of Section 25 of the #Constitution #LandExpropriation", the post was captioned.
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