By: Elnari Potgieter and Rajen Govender
Date of publication: 2016
SARB Special Briefing Report
The Constitution, as a living document, remains relevant and important to South Africans. However, levels of distrust among South Africans in the institutions that should defend the Constitution are variable, and in some instances quite concerning. Although South Africans agree on what is threatening their Constitutional rights, and what the country needs in order to move forward, citizens are polarised regarding how to go about ensuring that leaders are held accountable, with violent protest action seen as a viable option for a notable proportion of people.