Blog: SLAPP suits as a ‘weapon’ against environmental activism in South Africa

Author: Clive Vinti On 9 February 2021, in a ground-breaking judgment in South Africa, the High Court decided on its first Strategic Lawsuits or Litigation Against Public Participation (SLAPP) suit in the case of Mineral Sands Resources (Pty) Ltd and Another v Reddell and Others; Mineral Commodities Limited and Another v Dlamini and Another; Mineral Commodities Limited and Another v Clarke. The High Court […]