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The day in pictures: Vaal Environmental Justice Alliance at the Supreme Court of Appeal

6 November 2014 at 4:32 pm

VEJA protestors outside the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein on 6 November 2014
VEJA protestors outside the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein on 6 November 2014
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Today, the Supreme Court of Appeal heard ArcelorMittal South Africa’s arguments in the appeal against the High Court decision ordering Amsa to release various records regarding the environmental impacts and compliance at their Vanderbijlpark and Vereeniging steelworks to community organisation the Vaal Environmental Justice Alliance. Judgement was reserved.

For background on the case, read Media Release: Vaal Environmental Justice Alliance’s struggle against ArcelorMittal South Africa goes to Bloemfontein. All the court papers are here.

Photos by Anneska van der Spoel and Melissa Fourie