Major precedent set for communities affected by mining
- 22 February 2019
Constitutional Court judge quotes Fanon: to “strip someone of their source of livelihood, then you strip them of their dignity too”
Court gives community right to fish without permit
- 21 September 2018
Can a local community governed by a system of customary law fish in a marine protected area without a permit? In a landmark decision , the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) has said it can. The decision is a victory for people living in the Dwesa-Cwebe Nature Reserve in the Eastern Cape who rely on fishing.