South Africa: Government Condemns Any Talk of Violence or Vandalism Around Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP)

press release

Government respects the rights of any organised formation or individuals to engage in public demonstration. Government believes that those engaging in public demonstration should do so within the law.

Government will not tolerate destruction of property or disregard for the effort that goes into making South Africa a better place. Government calls on those who will be taking part in the planned march to act within the law.

Media enquiries:

Thabo Masebe

Spokesperson for Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, Chair of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on the GFIPC

Cell: 082 410 8087

Issued by: The Presidency

30 Nov 2012

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