About time the judiciary stood up for itself, says authorized skilled
Appearing Chief Justice Raymond Zondo on Wednesday closely criticised Sisulu, saying she insulted the judiciary in an opinion piece printed on IOL..
FILE: The Constitutional Courtroom. Image: EWN
JOHANNESBURG – A call by Appearing Chief Justice Raymond Zondo to publicly name out Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu in a media convention is being seen as unprecedented, however obligatory.
Zondo on Wednesday closely criticised Sisulu, saying she insulted the judiciary in an opinion piece printed on IOL.
In it, she criticises the Structure and singles out black judges.
WATCH: Zondo on Sisulu opinion piece: ‘This isn’t criticism, it’s an insult’
“It’s unprecedented as a result of we’ve got now seen an onslaught on the judiciary, the making of very vitriolic statements, assaults on particular person judges and assaults on the judiciary, stated authorized skilled Modidima Mannya.
Mannya added it’s about time the judiciary stood up for itself.
“I believe it’s time – and I totally assist the place adopted by the performing chief justice to return out and say to South Africa, ‘we aren’t mentally colonized, as it’s urged’ as a result of the implication is that we’re having judges who’re value nothing.”