Courts Deny Application For Congregational Prayer During Lockdown

SABC NEWS: An application to permit the movement of people between their place of residence and places of worship during the national lockdown period has been denied by the North Gauteng High Court, in Pretoria.

This follows an appeal by a fringe group of Muslim clerics to perform prayers in congregation at the mosque during the fasting month of Ramadan. However, the court conceded that the lockdown regulations have imposed severe restrictions on every person’s constitutional rights.

Human Rights attorney Saber Ahmed Jazbhay explains,

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