Protest Law

Derecho Constitucional / Constitucional Law

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south africaSouth Africa Constitutional Court invalidates protest law          

Source: Jurist

November 20, 2018

The Constitutional Court of South Africa ruled Monday that a law that criminalized failure to give notice to a municipality of a gathering of more than 15 people is unconstitutional.

The court found that the law violated the guarantee of Section 17 of the Constitution that “[e]veryone has the right, peacefully and unarmed, to assemble, to demonstrate, to picket and to present petitions.” Leer el resto de esta entrada »