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The law and the horror of the death of Michael Komape

The Supreme Court of Appeal this week heard argument on why the law, as it now stands, is inadequate to compensate the Komape family

Michael Komape family to appeal

Section 27 will asking Judge Gerrit Muller to grant the family leave to appeal and for the appeal to be heard at the Supreme Court of Appeal

Understanding the Michael Komape judgment

It’s a setback for the family, but it will help the campaign to end pit toilets in schools

No relief for the Komape family

The judge dismissed their R2-million claim for constitutional damages, saying justice would be better served if all pupils had safe toilets

Court dismisses damages claim by Komape family

Five-year-old Michael died in 2014 after falling into a pit latrine at Mehlodumela Primary School where he was a Grade R pupil

Pit toilet case: ‘Accidents do happen’

These were the state social worker’s words to a tearful mother after her five-year-old’s death

A mother grieves: Our family is devastated

Michael Komape (5) drowned in a pit latrine at his school. Now his family wants justice

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