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Freedom Of Religion Is A Concern As President Remains Silent

The president said we should worship in a new way, that was the only time that he mentioned us as a community.

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The Freedom of Religions is concern, the President said nothing to feature in the activities and contribution of religious communities in any of levels.

The group said even at level one, there was no provision for any size of religious gatherings.

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Ever since the President said South Africans would need to adapt to new ways of worshipping as the coronavirus pandemic would be around for at least another year.

On Friday, the executive director Michael Swain said  there is a need to be address issue of religion freedom.

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“The president said we should worship in a new way, that was the only time that he mentioned us as a community,” they said.

He added that it seems the lockdown regulations are not considering religion.

“We are saying this is not proportionate with how other sectors are being treated,” said Swain.

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National government is on Friday starting the process of talking to various sectors of society about how to work the move from level four to level three lockdown.

The president referenced the plan to assign lockdown levels by district when he addressed the nation earlier this week.

It’s not a new idea, it was first floated when we moved from level 5 to level 4 but now government is looking to fill in the detail.

Western Cape Premier Alan winde is planning to lobby government to allow the province to move to level three lockdown status.

That’s despite the province accounting for more than 56% of the current cases.

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But Winde said the health system was ready for the onslaught.

The Western Cape, Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal have been flagged as areas of concern for their rising coronavirus cases.

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Elize Coetzee for SurgeZirc SA
Elize Coetzee for SurgeZirc SAhttps://new.surgezirc.co.za
Elize Coetzee, a seasoned journalist, is the driving force behind SurgeZirc SA’s world news and world politics coverage. With an unwavering commitment to truth, Elize delves into global affairs, providing live updates, in-depth investigations, and thought-provoking analysis. Whether it’s geopolitical tensions, international diplomacy, or breaking stories, Elize’s incisive reporting keeps readers informed and engaged.
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