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South Africa: Bahlali Bayanda: Building ubuhlali in #Gauteng

Despite the attacks and repression that we face our movement continues to become a home for impoverished people. Our movement is growing and we have vibrant branches in a number of provinces.

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Abahlali to Approach the #Durban High Court for a Spoliation Order

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South Africa: “We are all amaMpondo!” Abahlali baseMjondolo will this morning approach the Durban High Court on an urgent basis to apply for a Spoliation Order against the eThekwini Municipality. 

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South Africa: Violent and Illegal Eviction Underway at the Barcelona 2 Transit Camp, #Lamontville

Mayor Zandile Gumede has started her ‘dealing’ with Abahlali.

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South-Africa: The Road Blockades are Up on the East Rand

For years we have tried to talk to the politicians and officials in the Ekurhuleni Municipality and Gauteng Provincial Government about our urgent need for land and housing.

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South Africa: Death Threats by Armed Men Against Leaders in the Zikode Extension Occupation

Today is day 16 of the Zikode Extension Land Occupation on the East Rand, between Boksburg and Germiston. Many of us are sick after 15 nights on the land. Some of us are still carrying wounds from the brutal police assault on 17 May. Our shacks have been repeatedly destroyed and the building materials burnt or confiscated. Cars used to transport the materials to the occupation have been impounded. We are also facing death threats. Armed men, unknown to us, are looking for our leaders.

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Abahlali baseMjondolo : Statement on the Assassination of S’fiso Ngcobo

South Africa: As we reported S’fiso Ngcobo was killed on May 22. Today we publish a statenemt by Abahlali baseMjondolo.

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South Africa: Abahlali activist assassinated in eKukhayeni, Marianhill, Durban

S’fiso Ngcobo, Abahlali baseMjondolo chairperson in eKukhayeni, was assassinated last night by unknown gunmen. Meanwhile the attack on Abahlali in the eThekweni Municipality continues.

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South Africa Cato Crest: Blockades at Vusi Mzimela Road and Jan Smuts Highway

South Africa: Today at 3 am Abahlali baseMjondolo in Cato Crest took to the street and blockaded Vusi Mzimela Road and the Jan Smuts Highway.

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South Africa: Unprovoked police attack on the Good Hope Settlement in #Germiston

South Africa: Yesterday afternoon all the shacks on the Zikode Extension Land Occupation were demolished again.

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So-called South-Africa: Abahlali continue to resist on the Zikode Extension Land Occupation on the East Rand in Gauteng

Abahlali baseMjondolo in Gauteng who are currently in occupation of formerly unused land in the East Rand continue to resist in the midst of the continuous demolishing of their structures by the metro police. Today the metro police arrived at the occupation and demolished and burnt again.

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