SOUTH AFRICA: CONCOURT JUDGMENT EXPLICITLY LINKS ACCESS TO LAND AND HOUSING WITH THE PROTECTION OF DIGNITY

[Daily Maverick] In Africa/' title='South Africa News'>South Africa, the dispossession from land of black people by white people is the original sin of colonial conquest, a sin whose consequences loom large over present day South Africa. Last week the Constitutional Court handed down a judgment of considerable rhetorical power to address a modest aspect of this legacy.

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