Meghan Cremer Over 50 000 South Africans are saying ENOUGH with crime!!!

The petition is gaining traction with both men and women, local and abroad, who have had enough of crime in South Africa.

 

South Africa – In just two days, over 50 000 South Africans have added their names to a petition telling the government that they have had enough of crime in our country.

And it doesn’t seem to be slowing down!

The petition was originally created by Tassi Carelse after joining a group called “SA Women Fight Back” founded by Bronwyn Litkie. The aim of the Facebook group is to unite South African women to combat crime in the country.

Carelse asked South Africans to join the petition for a “no bail application” for the men accused of Meghan Cremer’s murder, but it seems the petition is garnering an even greater voice against the violent crime in the country.

“Please sign this No Bail Application if you agree that the men being accused of Meghan Cremer’s murder should NOT be granted bail.

Let us ensure these men never walk our streets again. Let us make South Africa a safer place for everyone. Let us be the change.”

The body of Meghan Cremer, an avid horse rider who went missing over the first weekend in August, was found with her hands tied up and a restraint around her neck 8 days after going missing, and the day before Women’s Day in South Africa.

Her alleged killers – Jeremy Sias, 27, Charles Daniels, 39, and Shiraaz Jaftha, 34 – appeared in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court on Thursday morning. They are due to appear in court again on Thursday for bail information.

Carelse is incredibly thanful for the support: “Thank you to everyone for your support and patience. We are amazed at how women around the world have come together to support this movement. We wouldn’t be able to do this without you!”

The petition is gaining traction with both men and women, local and abroad, who have had enough of crime in South Africa.

Messages of support for the petition have been streaming in while criticising the government for the level of violence and crime in the country.

“This country is becoming lawless, and we need to take a stand and take our country back from this corrupt government.” – Gillian van Oudtshoorn

“I’m signing because I’m fed up with this woman abuse taking place across our country. Something needs to be done to our justice system.” – Deon Hayward

“Because we’re tired of feeling helpless against a law that should be on the side of good honest citizens and not on that of the criminals!!!” – Lucia Menicanti

“I’m raising a little girl in this country and we also almost had an unthinkable fate the other night being followed then chased by hoodlums like these. And they’ve also probably got rap sheets an arm long and out on parole o who knows what! This needs to stop. Crime and specifically towards women in this country is out of control! Death penalty for them! NO bail!!!” – Tamarin Liebenberg

“People need to stand up and fight for justice as clearly the powers that be don’t seem to care about the current out of control violence against the people they are supposed to protect… I would certainly think twice before visiting SA.” – Caroline Puzey

“We need to take lawlessness off the map. Our country needs to take a stand against murders where each life is precious, but hundreds of people are killed in South Africa on a weekend! That is a disgrace for a country which has so much to promise and give.” – Helena Dup

“I live in New Zealand. I am from Johannesburg South Africa, and I’m proud to be signing this form standing up for my fellow South African friends and family.” – Bridget Eller

“I am sick and tired of the fact that we are not safe in a country that has all the potential to be great. Our government is making it so easy for thugs. I want these guys to be an example of our law that was supposedly created to protect the innocent. Show us that it was and keep these evil men where they belong… behind bars.” – Andre Jansen van Vuuren

To see the petition, click here.

Update: The petition was closed off with 62,832 supporters!

“A huge thank you goes out to everyone who signed this petition!

This No Bail Petition for Megan’s alleged killers will be handed over to the magistrate handling the case tomorrow morning, at Athlone Magistrates Court.

SA Women Fight Back!” 


Sources: SA Women Fight Back | News 24 
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