'Draconian laws must fall'

21 October 2016 - 09:13 By NATHI OLIFANT

Many citizens want what they call "Draconian laws" pertaining to land rights, wealth distribution, education and equality to fall. Former president Kgalema Motlanthe is chairing a parliamentary panel touring the country to sound out citizens on whether they think our democracy is working.Sitting in Durban yesterday, the panel was told that several pieces of land legislation should be repealed because they exacerbated the problems of the previously oppressed.

This article is reserved for Sunday Times subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times content.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Registered on the BusinessLIVE, Business Day, Financial Mail or Rand Daily Mail websites? Sign in with the same details.

Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.