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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

[Source: Politicsweb.]

The SA Communist Party in KwaZulu-Natal came out guns blazing at the Moerane Commission on Thursday, conceding that political killings were largely within its alliance structures.

“The political killings continue in KZN and are now largely within the alliance structures… political killings have intensified within the alliance during the post-Polokwane period and [before and after] the 2015 local government elections,” SACP secretary Themba Mthembu said.

Mthembu, together with SACP chairperson and former eThekwini Mayor James Nxumalo, made the submissions in Mayville, Durban, at the commission that is investigating the high number of political killings in KwaZulu-Natal since 2011.

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