Gwede Mantashe: The judiciary has anti-government tendencies

ANC Secretary-General spoke out around the recent Omar al-Bashir saga - that saw him leave the country, despite an ICC warrant of arrest. He made claims that judiciary is showing anti-government / ANC bias.

Xolani Gwala spoke to him about these claims (made on M-Net's Carte Blanche):

Mantashe insisted that South Africa should not have been put under pressure to arrest al-Bashir.

Our foreign policy based on human rights as one of the factors; the other is peace in Africa and a better world. Once you emphasise one principle over the other, you will have human rights but no relations with the continent.

Gwede Mantashe, ANC Secretary-General

Asked about South Africa's view on the ICC, he speaks from a personal perspective saying:

Here are some of the reactions from Twitter:


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