On 27 May 2020, Civil Society Working Group on State Capture (CSWG) wrote a letter to Deputy Chief Justice (DCJ) Raymond Zondo to enquire about the progress of the State Capture Commission’s hearings. The CSWG is an influential coalition of more than 23 civil society organisations from various sectors that has monitored and engaged with the commission, including presenting it with an Agenda for Action in February 2020. Information about and submissions by the CSWG can be found here.
“In South Africa, the struggle against State Capture and corruption remains part of the struggle for human rights and social justice – we will work hard to ensure that institutions like the Zondo Commission are effective,” insists the Civil Society Working Group on State Capture
On 15th June, The State Capture Commission responded by stating that the submissions made by civil society will be taken into account before the Commission decides on the recommendations that it will make to the President.Final Letter to the Civil Society Working Group 15062020-1 (1)
Civil Society Letter to the Zondo Commission_27 May 2020