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Former president Jacob Zuma is to enchantment the judgement by the High Court in Pretoria ordering that he go back to jail.

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The Helen Suzman Foundation and the DA challenged the unilateral selection with the aid of former correctional services commissioner Arther Fraser to grant Zuma clinical parole.

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The Department of Correctional Services will also be appealing Wednesday's ruling.

— JGZuma Foundation (Official) (@JGZ_Foundation) December 15, 2021

Bruce Whitfield interviews felony journalist Karyn Maughan.

What is fascinating is that Jacob Zuma's attorneys filed that 11-page attraction application literally inside some hours of... That very some distance-achieving ruling...

Karyn Maughan, Legal journalist

... That's a certain fire indication that they possibly pre-empted that things were not going to move their way.

Karyn Maughan, Legal journalist

The impact of these appeals is that the ruling is stayed till such time as a resolution is reached in terms of that depart to enchantment application, which surely if it fails, they'll are seeking to revise within the Supreme Court of Appeal and possibly additionally the Constitutional Court.

Karyn Maughan, Legal journalist

After the July unrest, there is situation that the re-incarceration of Zuma would cause similarly violence.

Maughan says the decide referred obliquely to this trouble when he tested Arthur Fraser's reasons for getting concerned in Zuma's scientific parole.

Fraser said that he feared unrest if Jacob Zuma died at the back of bars, given what had took place in July... The courtroom saying, in the long run, that threats of violence can't be a purpose to supply a person medical parole.

Karyn Maughan, Legal journalist

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Given that we've got that constitutional fundamentality of equality before the law it truly can not be that, due to the fact we fear violence from humans that preserve politically effective positions, we cannot insist on an adherence to rule of law.

Karyn Maughan, Legal journalist

One need to remember that the very motive why we are in this situation is because the former president, like PW Botha with the TRC, refused to account for his conduct at the same time as in office.

Karyn Maughan, Legal journalist

Listen to the interview inside the audio underneath:Zuma, Correctional Services to appeal court ruling ordering him back to jail (

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