London - For many years, the spot in front of South Africa House in Trafalgar Square in London was the venue for protests against the jailing of Nelson Mandela.
On Saturday morning, that tradition is to continue – with a new twist.
The South African community in London is planning a protest against the muzzling effects of the Protection of State Information Bill at the door of the SA High Commission.
An application for the demonstration was filed with the Westminster Council on Friday and approval is expected on Thursday at the latest.
Ludré Stevens, global chairman of the Democratic Alliance Abroad, said: “All South Africans, no matter where they live, including those living overseas, must stand up for their rights.