'Expropriation without compensation is a danger to South Africa'

Marius Roodt, Researcher at Institute of Race Relations says he is sure that the issue of land expropriation without compensation will end up in court. Roodt says although he cannot predict the future, a legal fight over this issue is inevitable.

He says there has not been enough public consultation for people to give written submissions to the constitutional committee.

The deadline is on June 15, we inviting people to who agree with our stance to endorse our submissions which will be going to the government and constitutional review committee.

Marius Roodt, Researcher at Institute of Race Relations

Roodt says expropriation of land without compensation is a danger to South Africa and it will drive investors away.

Expropriation without compensation is a danger to South Africa, investors will take their money out of South Africa which will lead to loss of jobs and other consequences for the country.

Marius Roodt, Researcher at Institute of Race Relations

Listen to Marius Roodt explaining what the public can do to engage in the land discussions:


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