Case against leaders of South Africa’s shack-dwellers movement dropped and other stories

Today we look at the dismissal of charges against leaders of Abahlali baseMjondolo, the strike by trade unions in Haiti to protest social and economic insecurity, and more

October 05, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up, we take a look at the dismissal of charges against 3 leaders of the shack-dwellers movement, or Abahlali baseMjondolo, in South Africa; a 24 hour strike observed by trade unions in Haiti to protest rising fuel prices, abductions, and the inhuman treatment of Haitian asylum seekers by U.S. officials; a UN report on possible war crimes committed by opposing factions, foreign fighters, and mercenaries in Libya; and the historic strike authorization vote passed by members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees in the U.S. amid negotiations for safe and better working conditions. 

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