Brutal cross-examination of rape victim highlights need for judicial system reform, says SACC

Originally published in SACC News The shocking cross-examination ordeal of courageous rape victim Cheryl Zondi in the Omotoso trial has prompted the South African Council of Churches SACC to urge justice authorities to establish special courts for rape cases to protect rape survivors, says the SACC in a media statement […]

Churches threaten to act against Mkhwebane

Originally published in News 24 The South African Council of Churches has threatened to act against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane if she fails to explain her call for the terms of reference for the state capture inquiry to be expanded beyond the remedial action in the State of Capture report. […]

Church leaders call for ‘corruption TRC’

Originally published by Sowetan Live The South African Council of Churches (SACC) has called for a process similar to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) to deal with corruption‚ potentially granting amnesty to those fingered in the state capture report. The organisation of church heads responded to the release of […]