Abahlali baseMjondolo

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Jul 5th, 2012
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Sokari Ekine SOUTH AFRICA: EMANCIPATORY VISION, NOT LEGISLATION Over the past three weeks at least seven LGBTIQ people have been murdered in South Africa, in Cape Town, in Kuruman in the Northern Province, in Soweto and in Limpopo. Yet the government, religious leaders, community leaders outside the ...
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May 31st, 2012
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Jared Sacks On the 27 April, Freedom Day (a South African national holiday) was marked throughout the country with political party rallies, NGO commemorations and thousands of now customary non-political braais (BBQs). It is a holiday that has come to signify something different to each and every Sou...
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Apr 25th, 2012
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Unfreedom Day March – 27 April 2012   Friday is freedom day. This means that the time for annual lies to our democracy has come. The time to pretend that democracy and freedom came to everyone in 1994 has come. The time to escort tender entrepreneurs, their families and friends to the big stadiu...
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Jan 28th, 2012
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27 January 2012 Abahlali baseMjondolo Press Statement   The Interim Eviction Order Against the Shallcross Occupation has been Set Aside   The interim eviction order granted by the Durban High Court to evict residents of Shallcross (Ekuphumeleleni, Inkanyezi Housing Project) was set aside th...
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Jan 25th, 2012
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  25 January 2012 An urgent call for media intervention Abahlali baseMjondolo Press Statement   Shack Dwellers Currently Under Police Attack in Shallcross   The eKuphumeleni Abahlali branch in Shallcross, in ward 17 under Councillor Shembe Nomvula (073 782 7358), is currently under att...
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Jan 19th, 2012
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‘The important struggles of the community-based movements for a better life for everyone in South Africa, their sincerity and hospitality impressed us immensely.’ Cape Town, hosting the 6th World Congress of Education International, is a city full of contrasts and social polarisation: For years now, ...
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Jan 18th, 2012
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Ayanda Kota was released from custody on Friday afternoon. Bail was set at R500. The judge made it clear that he considered the charge of ‘theft’ for failure to return borrowed books to be ridiculous. Although this was not mentioned in court the fact that Ayanda has repeatedly offered to ...
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Jan 13th, 2012
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Abahlali baseMjondolo Press statement.   Friday 13 January 2012.   Abahlali baseMjondolo Movement S.A, calls upon the South African Police Services and the state to release Ayanda Kota NOW!   Abahlali baseMjondolo calls upon Grahamstown based South African Police Services to immediatel...
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Dec 7th, 2011
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What better way to celebrate, commemorate and critically reflect on the fiftieth year of Fanon’s ‘The Wretched of the Earth’[1] than with a new North African syndrome: revolution – or at least a series of revolts and resistance across the region. Fanon begins The Wretched writing of decolonisat...