The City of Cape Town (CCT) will try to remove hundreds of refuges away from the city, to try to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the city.
They say this aline with regulations put forward by the President, during the announcement of the state of the disaster to do away with social gatherings and meetings of with more than 100 people.
The Human Rights Commission’S (HRM) Chris Nissen said that people should understand that no one is above the law, hence the City Of Cape Town is doing exactly what the President has instructed.
“No one is above the law, the City Of Cape Town is doing their job to curb the spread of the virus,” he said.
He added that is the CCT’s act within the umbrella of Court of law, also if integration is not dealt with in this time of a state of disaster country might be forced to go for state of emergency.
“If they do not exercise these measures, this might lead the country to the state of emergency and that not what we want,” said Nissen.
Nissen further said that to avoid the state of emergency people should adhere to the measure put forward aline with state of disaster.
“People should adhere to the measure by the government to curb the spread of this virus,” he said.
It is a right for every citizen to be safe hence that should be done through social distance and any other human congestion.
Nissen added that it is a good thing for integration but because of crisis the country is facing, this could lead a country to a serious disaster that is not needed at this point.
Article written by Malema Seroba