'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democracy is working.Sitting in Durban yesterday, the panel was told that several pieces of land legislation should be repealed because they exacerbated the problems of the previously oppressed.

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