Johannesburg – Civil rights organisations have welcomed the Western Cape High Court ruling that nuclear cooperation agreements with the US, Russia and South Korea are unconstitutional and unlawful. the decision by a high court, declaring nuclear agreements illegal. However the battle against nuclear is not yet over.
According to Ted Blom, portfolio director on energy matters at the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA), it is still possible for the decision to be appealed.
“We must not relax, we firmly expect an appeal, we will be absolutely astonished if there is no appeal… There could be an appeal or even disregard of the judgment. We would ask the public to remain vigilant and alert.”