Fight for accessible Braille texts hinges on ConCourt ruling

It takes roughly three months for a book to be translated into Braille and the easing of this laborious process now lies in the hands of the constitutional court.

On Thursday, people living with visual disabilities chanted “Zizojika izinto! [Things will change]” outside the constitutional court in Johannesburg, as the court heard an application to confirm the unconstitutionality of the Copyright Act of 1978.

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