Sane Dhlamini | Polity | 05 February 2018 | Civil society organisations on Monday held a People’s Tribunal on Economic Crime at Constitution Hill, in Johannesburg, in an effort to uncover more evidence of how the Arms Deal, State capture and apartheid activities have affected people on the ground.
The tribunal was organised by the likes of Corruption Watch, Open Secrets, Centre for Applied Legal Studies, Public Affairs Research Institute, Equal Education and Right to Know, all of which have been at the forefront in forcing government to take action against corruption.
Role players in the Arms Deal included the former Defence Minister Joe Modise, former Enterprises Minister Stella Sigcau, President Jacob Zuma, Shabir Shaik and many organisations from abroad.
Right To Know’s Access to Information focus group member Alfred Tshabalala said the tribunal was very important as it aimed to uncover the truth about what really took place in distorted deals such as the Arms Deal and how this has affected people on the ground.
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