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'To Bless All Mankind'

When rule of law rules the roost

From the February 6, 2017 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

Adapted from an article published in The Christian Science Monitor, October 23, 2016.


This past fall, one of South Africa’s most popular figures, Thuli Madonsela, ended her term as Public Prosecutor after seven years of taking on powerful figures—including President Jacob Zuma—for corruption. Her popularity stems in large part from a widespread hope in post-apartheid South Africa to not only give all citizens a democratic say in determining the laws but also to treat all people equally before the law, especially those in high office.