Freedom Front Plus takes land expropriation international

Freedom Front Plus takes land expropriation international

- Freedom Front Plus announced that they have approached the United Nations to intervene with land expropriation

- The FF Plus hopes to pressure the SA government into not amending the Constitution

- Leader of the FF Plus, Pieter Groenewald, said they aren't asking for sanctions against SA but will do so if necessary

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The party wrote to the UN's human rights commission in Geneva, complaining about the current plans of South Africa's government regarding the expropriation of land without compensation.

TimesLIVE reported that Pieter Groenewald, the FF Plus leader, said UN procedures make it possible to hand in complaints although the Constitution has not been amended yet. The UN would now want to hear the government's side of what's happening

Groenewald said it is part of their plan to pressure the government into not amending the Constitution because it violates the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which prohibits land expropriation without compensation.

Groenewald also stated that his party addressed parliamentary members of the UK and Europe.

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Groenewald added that they do not want to request sanctions against SA but they will if it becomes necessary.

The party opened an SMS-hotline for anyone who needs help regarding the expropriation of their land.

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