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In South Africa, “political objectives outweigh law”

John Robbie had a very interesting interview with political analyst Mzoxolo Mpolase that highlighted a growing trend in the ANC: this notion that politics and political objectives should trump the law:

Political Analysis SA's Mzoxolo Mpolase on al-Bashir: 'Sometimes political objectives outweigh law' by Primedia Broadcasting

It echoes a tweet I shared this morning and on which I commented that the ANC seems to be yearning for the days of parliamentary sovereignty where the courts could not override the will of Parliament:

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