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Re-use of graves slammed

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26 May 2015

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By Ana Reporter

Johannesburg – The re-use of graves by municipalities was unconstitutional and trampled on the rights of the poor, the Commission for Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities said on Tuesday.

Commission chairwoman Thoko Mkhwanazi presented a report on the re-use of graves by local government authorities following continued complaints received across municipalities on the removal of graves of their loved ones without their consent.

”As we are sitting here, we still receive more complaints every day, especially from the eThekwini municipality in Durban,” Mkhwanazi told journalists in Johannesburg.

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