A recent video shared online shows the South African Nation Defense Force patrolling an area in Kempton Park. In the video it the SANDF member ask people to get out of the streets unless they are getting essential goods or providing essential service.
Siyasanga Giyose, head of strategic support and management, told the Justice and Correctional Services portfolio committee that the declaration of a national disaster situation had “huge consequences for human rights”. A soldier on patrol in Alexandra, Johannesburg. The South African Human Rights Commission announced on Friday that it is investigating more than 200 complaints related to the nationwide restriction.
He added that it was essential for the commission to engage with the government and that it had set up a central center to deal with the response to the Covid 19 pandemic.
According to Giyose, a strategic approach is followed to ensure that action is taken when human rights violations arise.