Category Archives: South Africa

Practices of Self-Organisation in South Africa: The Experience of the 1980s and its Implications for Contemporary Protest

The talk that I’m going to present today is based on a research project that I carried out with my colleague Vladislav Kruchinsky in South Africa in 2011-2013. The aim of our research was to analyse and explore the methods … Continue reading

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The Way Forward for South Africa: Class Struggle and #Anarchism

South Africa is in a mess. That is clear, more than 20 years since the end of apartheid. We have won many things. It was our struggle that beat apartheid laws and the old government. But we are not free … Continue reading

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#SouthAfrica: Fueling the Fire

Wave after wave of community protests have been taking place in South Africa. People are angry that after twenty years of so-called freedom they are still confined to living in shacks, having to defecate in communal toilets, and having essential … Continue reading

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#SouthAfrica: #Abahlali BaseMjondolo Activists Kidnapped & Tortured

Repression and state criminality in uMlazi and Cato Manor. Pressrelease by Abahlali baseMjondolo Movement South Africa.

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South-Africa: The ‘Boiketlong Four’ – Call For #Solidarity

In February 2015, four community activists from Boiketlong in the Vaal, south of Johannesburg, were sentenced to 16 years in prison each following a community protest. This is a very severe sentence and the conviction was based on shaky evidence. … Continue reading

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South Africa: We March to Durban City Hall on June 26th

Abahlali baseMjondolo press statement of June 14th, 2017; We have seen the returned of armed, violent and illegal evictions across the city. We have seen the killing of a two weeks old baby, Jayden Khoza. On the 13th of June … Continue reading

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#Bhambayi Land Occupation: Activist Shot in the Back in South-Africa

In Bhambayi, the Ward 52 ANC Councillor, Zulu, has made it clear that his mandate is to get rid of Abahlali. Councillor Zulu has a deep hate for Abahlali and its leadership and has made it clear that as long … Continue reading

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