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South-African territory: Armed Attack at the #eKhanana Land Occupation in Cato Crest

The comrades on the eKhanana Land Occupation in Cato Crest have fought a hard and brave struggle for land. Today there was a successful launch of the branch, and a celebration of the victory that has resulted in land being won after a long struggle.

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South African territory: #Abahlali to launch a branch in #Ekhenana

Today we will be launching a new branch in our new occupation in Ekhanana Cato Crest. We will also be celebrating our victory after the court ruled in our favour earlier this year. Prior to the victory in court the community of Ekhanana had been facing brutal evictions from the eThekwini Municipality’s Land Invasion Unit.

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South Africa: Dishonest statements by MEC Ravi Pillay

On 13 February the Durban High Court granted our movement an interdict against the eThekwini municipality’s repeated violent and illegal evictions against the eKhenana land occupation in Cato Crest. The interdict protects 109 named families against illegal eviction.

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Durban High Court Grants #Abahlali baseKhenana an Interdict against #eThekwini’s Notorious Land Invasion Unit

South African territory: Yesterday afternoon the Durban High Court granted us an interdict against the eThekwini Municipality’s repeated, vicious and illegal attack on residents of eKhenana land occupation in Cato Crest.

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Abahlali, South African territory: Admission of corruption by city official not a surprise

South African territory: It has been reported in the media that Sibusiso Vilane, deputy head for sanitation operations in the eThekwini Municipality, has admitted to approving payments totalling R36 million to four companies for providing sanitation to shack settlements even though they did not in fact provide the services for which they were paid.

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#Abahlali: The ANC is Militarising Repression in #Durban

South-African territory: Last week the news was full of reports on the arrival of the arrival of three of the four Casspirs that have been ordered by the eThekwini Municipality.  We first heard about the order of the Casspirs in 2017 when it was reported that the Municipality was ordering four Casspirs at a cost of R23.8 million due to the “escalation” of what they call “service delivery protests” and “land grabs” or “land invasions”.

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South Africa: Vicious evictions continue in #eKhenana

Statement by Abahlali baseMjondolo about another brutal attack against squatters by the South African state.

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#Abahlali, South Africa: Update on the Court Application to Stop Evictions at the #eKhenana Land Occupation

Yesterday our movement filed an application to prevent any further evictions in our eKhenana Land Occupation in Cato Crest. The court adjourned this matter indefinitely until further information from both parties is gathered.

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#SouthAfrica: Abahlali Return to Court in the Wake of Another Murder and More Illegal Evictions

Once again Abahlali baseMjondolo Movement SA will be going to court to prevent ongoing illegal and brutal evictions directed at an impoverished community by the eThekwini Municipality. This time the target of the Municipality’s attack is the eKhenana land occupation in Cato Crest.

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South Africa: All the Homes on the #eKhanana Land Occupation were Destroyed Today

South Africa: Statement by Abahlali baseMjondolo about todays illegal, armed and violent attacks by the eThekwini Municipality.

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