Written by: ICEJ

We are planning to hand over the petition to the President’s Office at parliament on Friday 11th June. Please continue to share this petition so that we can increase the 142 000 signatures to 150 000 signatures.

Thank you to all of you who have continued in your support of Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng and his rights to his religious beliefs.

Last year in June the Chief Justice made known his biblically based support of Israel and encouraged South Africans to pray for the peace of Jerusalem.

Despite the attacks on him he has not shifted in his position even after the Judicial Complaints Commission (JCC) found against him after a submission was lodged by anti-Israel groups.

The Chief Justice has refused to apologise and has appealed the finding by the JCC.

The hearing for the appeal is taking place on Friday, 11th of June.

Mogoeng Mogoeng

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng Praying in Parliament. Gallo Images/Brenton Geach

Now is the time to pray and support the Chief Justice. We are asking for your help. Please can you:

  • Continue to share this petition so that we can increase the 142 000 signatures to 150 000 signatures.
  • Add a prayer for the Chief Justice to any vigils, church services, prayer gatherings or Israel support groups that you in involved in.
  • Take a picture of your group or a write a message of support and share it on social media Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp under the hashtag #HandsOffChiefJustice

We need to stand together and make our voices heard to raise a standard against this attack on personal religious freedom.

Follow this link to sign the petition >>>>> www.change.org/p/president-cyril-ramaphosa-support-chief-justice-mogoeng-mogoeng-our-christian-faith-and-south-africa-s-constitution


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Date published: 10/06/2021
Feature image: Judicial Officers Association of South Africa annual general meeting, 24 Jan 2014.

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