Central Methodist Church, Lawyers for Human Rights and others launch a court application to prevent arrests of Johannesburg poor and homeless for "loitering”; challenge the constitutionality of the city’s “loitering” by-law; and compel government to engage meaningfully with the poor seeking refuge in and around the church.
LEGAL CHALLENGE TO JOHANNESBURG’S WAR ON THE URBAN POOR
CENTRAL METHODIST CHURCH, LAWYERS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND OTHERS LAUNCH
COURT APPLICATION TO –
PREVENT ARRESTS OF JOHANNESBURG POOR AND HOMELESS FOR “LOITERING”;