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South African bishops denounce political killings

August 02, 2016

The Catholic bishops of South Africa have demanded an end to politically motivated killings.

Since the start of this year’s election campaigns, twelve people have been killed in what appear to be political murders, the Fides news service reports. Most of the bloodshed has come in the KwaZulu-Natal province.

“We must make sure that our country does not become one of those nations where the murder of candidates before elections is considered normal,” said Bishop Abel Gabuza, the chairman of the South African bishops’ justice-and-peace commission.

 
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