South Africans Seek $U.S.4.5 Billion in Damages Over Repossession
The Lungelo Lethu Human Rights Foundation is the driving force behind a R60 billion suit from more than 225 applicants, mostly from Gauteng townships, against several major banking firms for their allegedly unlawful repossession of homes since the Constitution came into effect in 1994.
South Africa: R60 Billion Constitutional Court Case Against Banks
GroundUp, 16 August 2017
More than 225 applicants, mostly from Gauteng townships, have launched a suit in the Constitutional Court, claiming damages from the big banks for home repossession abuse. Read more »
South Africa’s big banks are being taken to the Constitutional Court over home repossessions.