Media Statement: Budget Justice Coalition Statement on the Unrest in South Africa

BJC members are deeply disturbed at the unrest which unfolded across the country over the last few weeks. The violence, loss of more than 200 lives, destruction of more than 50 000 businesses, and attacks on vital infrastructure is truly devastating at a time when many people in our country already face hunger and poverty, made worse by a vicious third wave of coronavirus infections.

Read the full statement below.