Joe Slovo residents will head straight to the Constitutional Court over their fight against forced removal from their homes. The proceedings are scheduled to begin in August.
Click the following link for the Legal Resource Centre’s press statement on Joe Slovo residents’ application to the Constitutional Court.
There have been claims of bias and corruption with regard to the Cape Town High Court ruling earlier this year. In latest news, Judge Hlophe, who had ruled against the residents of Joe Slovo, has been accused of attempting to influence constitutional court proceedings on the corruption case against Jacob Zuma.
For past news on the struggle of 20,000 residents of Joe Slovo, click here.