ANC says City of Cape Town is Criminalising Poverty

Cape Town, South Africa Current Affairs July 4 @ 3:15pm

The African National congress in the Western Cape has accused the DA run City of Cape Town of criminilising poverty after homeless persons were given fines by the Municipal police.

Homelessness is a stark reality in the tourist filled Cape Town. For the first 3 months of this year, 199 homeless persons have been fined for sleeping on pavements or in public spaces. The ANC is calling for intervention by the Human Rights Commission
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