South Africa’s shack dwellers are being thrown out into the streets

The evictions are happening despite a moratorium on evictions during the countrywide COVID-19 lockdown.

April 04, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch

Over the past few days, the eThekwini municipality has been aggressively evicting shack dwellers from settlements built by the Abahlali baseMjondolo. The army and police are also being deployed for these operations.