arguments on how elitism gatekeeping and patronage politics contribute to the weakening the states ability to achieve this the shall peace and friendship clause
The freedom Charter clause left room for future debate as there was misunderstanding between individuals on whom it meant by stating the "the people" calling for the full democracy. The illegal status of the charter was not stated in the charter but was expressed in the movement. Actors in certain circumstances knowingly evaluated their actions in respect to the Freedom Charter. Weza Made, a community leader in Uitenhage, indicated that his activities in forming local level committees were part of the execution of the first article of the Freedom Charter. The practice may have been significantly extended during this time period.