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#SouthAfrica: Fourteen women have gone missing in #uMthwalume since April – Six of them have been found raped and murdered in the sugarcane fields

South Africa. September 1. 2020. Statement of Abahlali baseMjondolo Women’s League about 14 women who have gone missing in uMthwalume since April.

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#Durban, #eThekwini: Violent, Criminal Attack in the eKhenana Occupation

South Africa. Today, at 10:00 am, the eThekwini Municipality launched a violent, criminal attack on the eKhenana Occupation in Cato Manor.

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#Abahlali: Minister Sisulu is Playing Dirty Politics with our Lives & Dignity

#SouthAfrica: Statement by Abahlali baseMjondolo on the eviction of #BulelaniQolani in #eThembeni.

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South Africa June 16, 1976 uprising: Today we mourn

South Africa. Today the Abahlali baseMjondolo Youth are mourning all the comrades who lost their lives in the struggle against oppression.

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South Africa: The Politic of Blood Must be Stopped

South Africa. June 3, 2020. If you are poor and black your life does not count to this society. It is often the state that will come to you with a gun. Your home can be destroyed, you can be assaulted, tortured and killed with impunity. This is the experience of impoverished people across South Africa. Our dignity is continuously vandalised by the state. Some people, like migrants and sex workers, are at even greater risk.

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#SouthAfrica: Organise or starve

South Africa. May 26. 2020. Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic social movements have been in the forefront of building networks of mutual aid and solidarity. In Brazil our comrades in the Landless Workers’ Movement, the MST, have already provided more than 40 000 food baskets to poor neighbourhoods. Here in South Africa our movement has been providing food to branches across the country, running community kitchens and growing organic and heathy food on occupied land in Durban. In Cape Town activists have formed Community Action Networks. Around the country there have been important local initiatives.

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#SouthAfrica: State Attacks Continue in #Durban

South Africa. May 12, 2020. Today the eThekwini Municipality’s notoriously violent Anti-Land Invasion Unit and the equally notorious Calvin & Family Security threatened residents in three occupations, and destroyed homes in two occupations. In all cases they were acting with the backup of the national and municipal police forces.

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South Africa: Serious concern at escalating state xenophobia in times of the #coronavirus

Durban. South Africa. The crisis caused by the coronavirus is being exploited by the government as an excuse to repress those it has always wanted to repress. There have been illegal and violent evictions in all the major cities, and for weeks our movement was specifically targeted for violent daily attacks in Durban.

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