ANC Regime Equal to Apartheid – WikiLeaks

The ANC is seen as slipping away from democratic practices reminiscent of the regime it fought to overthrow, especially in its handling of the AbM, according WikiLeaks

The African National Congress (ANC) is seen as slipping away from democratic practices reminiscent of the regime it fought to overthrow, especially in its handling of the Abahlali baseMjondolo (AbM), according to a United States diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks. .
 
It says the ANC, which led South Africa out of apartheid had by 2010, slipped into anti-democratic practices reminiscent of the regime it fought to overthrow.
 
The cable, titled, ‘Is the ANC as Democratic as it Claims?’, dated 8 January 2010, gives insight  assessment  of the ANC following in the footsteps of the white-minority regime in its handling of AbM, shack dwellers movement.
 
In the same vein, political analyst, Steven Friedman, says attempts to crush the people of the AbM movement because they were seen as a threat to the ANC leaders was undemocratic.
 
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Source: 
The Citizen

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