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The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has known as for calm amid fears of unrest emanating from former president Jacob Zuma’s ordered go back to prison.


The High Court in Pretoria ruled this week Zuma should serve out the the rest of the 15-month sentence imposed by the Constitutional Court.


Justice Elias Matojane dominated former national commissioner of correctional services Arthur Fraser’s selection to location Zuma on clinical parole in September turned into unlawful.

The branch of correctional offerings and the Jacob G Zuma Foundation confirmed they would appeal the excessive

court’s judgment at the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein.


The eight to 19 July riots in KwaZulu-Natal and components of Gauteng led to greater than 330 human beings losing their lives, with the violence ostensibly being triggered by means of Zuma’s imprisonment.


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With disgruntled pro-Zuma supporters furious about the ruling, SAHRC said it became worried about posts on social media that could result in unrest.


“The fee additionally notes that the social media is already abuzz with statements that have the capability to inflame the state of affairs in the u . S . A .. Some statements were made on public information media that may have the equal impact,” it stated.


The commission, which carried out public hearings into the July riots, “would really like to remind the South African public that the previous president, like any other citizen, has the proper to take the current choice of the high court docket on appeal or review for different sets of judges to take a look at and pronounce on the soundness and validity thereof”.


Police Minister Bheki Cele stated the justice, crime prevention and safety cluster (JCPS) become on high alert as they had “learnt their instructions” and had made “the preparations that the responses and reactions are much higher this time”.


The police and JCPS ministers have been criticised for the dealing with of the July unrest, with President Cyril Ramaphosa acknowledging government was unprepared.

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