Tag: land reform

No true reconciliation without land restitution, says W Cape church group

For authentic reconciliation to take place in South Africa some land restitution should take place to compensate descendants of people who were historically dispossessed of land, says Concerned Clergy of the Western Cape (CCWC) in a submission to parliament on the proposed amendment of the Constitution to allow expropriation of […]

Deadline extended for public comment on land expropriation legislation

Parliament yesterday agreed to extend the deadline for public submissions on legislation around land expropriation without compensation from today to February 29. The ad hoc committee to initiate and introduce legislation amending Section 25 of the Constitution met yesterday to discuss provincial public hearings which it was agreed will start in […]

WC Christian leaders call for speedy resolution of land injustice

A group of Western Cape Christian leaders this week issued a biblically-based call for justice to be served peacefully for people who have been historically robbed of their property. Explaining the response of the Concerned Clergy Western Cape (CCWC) to parliament’s decision to amend Section 25 of the Constitution to […]

Land expropriation and the religious community

Land expropriation is a highly political and emotionally charged issue. Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) is closely monitoring this area since it clearly has the potential to impact on the religious community. We therefore want to bring a balanced perspective to our constituency so that we have a […]