The Hola Bon Renaissance Foundation has launched an application to the Constitutional Court, the highest judicial forum in South Africa. It is asking for direct access to the court so that it may argue that the current lockdown is unconstitutional and unlawful. The HBRF claims that there is no emergency situation in SA and that COVID-19 is a ‘self-healing disease for Africans’.
Read founding affidavit: HBR Foundation vs President of Republic Of SA ConCourt.pdf
The Hola Bon Renaissance Foundation may be obscure, boasting an ageing FB site with not a single posting, for example, but it is no stranger to the Constitutional Court. Nor is this the first time it has asked for direct access to that court to present a bizarre legal argument.