- Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has condemned the proposed policy of the African Transformation Movement to bring capital punishment back to South Africa
- The EFF spokesman said that in the ‘racist’ South African justice system, only Africans will die
- Ndlozi took to Twitter to share his view that the return of the death penalty was ‘madness’
Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, spokesperson for the Economic Freedom Fighters, has condemned the proposal of the African Transformation Movement ( ATM) to bring back capital punishment in SA.
Briefly.co.za reported yesterday that former Zuma loyalist Mzwanele Manyi has left the ANC in favour of leading the ATM’s policy and strategy division.
The leader of the ATM party, Vuyolwethu Zungula, revealed the party would be fighting to have the death penalty reinstated.
“The first thing that we are working for, that we want as a party, we want to reinstate the capital punishment,”
Zungula explained that reasons for this stance included the fact that murder was something that had been normalised, with citizens accepting the fact that 57 people die every day, as well as the country becoming the rape capital of the world.
“There is so much going wrong in terms of how we deal with the crime in the country and if you check, we have had prayers, we have had marches, we have had even the 16 days of activism [for no violence against women and children] but nothing is changing. Rather than the criminals having fear, it is the ordinary, peaceful South Africans who are having fear each and every day. Therefore, we are calling for the reinstatement of the capital punishment to deal with crime cases,”
In response to this, the EFF spokesman Ndlozi took to social media platform Twitter to voice his disapproval
Ndlozi took to Twitter on Thursday calling ATM’s position on reinstating the death penalty “madness”.
“In the racist SA bourgeois criminal justice system, only Africans will be killed,”
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