Bishop of Gra­ham­stown adds his voice


Last week in Gra­ham­stown, as a re­sult of an un­founded ru­mour, an at­tack took place, di­rected against Pak­istani na­tion­als and other for­eign res­i­dents, with gen­eral law­less­ness and loot­ing of shops. Law-abid­ing cit­i­zens of for­eign birth were forced to aban­don their pos­ses­sions and flee.

We call upon those who incite oth­ers to acts of vi­o­lence against for­eign­ers to re­frain from such acts. How do you sleep at night when you know you have caused harm to your brother or sis­ter? We call upon our com­mu­nity lead­ers to ex­pose th­ese peo­ple.

The law must take its course. Let there be peace in the City of Saints. We can­not al­low the devil to take over this dear city of ours.

We com­mend SANCO led by Mr Sin­gata, the Ex­ec­u­tive Mayor, Col Nel of the Po­lice, the busi­ness com­mu­nity, churches and stu­dents, for tak­ing ac­tion to as­sist the dis­placed fam­i­lies and to re­store or­der. • Nt­lali is the Angli­can Bishop

in Gra­ham­stown

Right Revd E S Nt­lali

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