Abahlali baseMjondolo (AbM)
Noam Chomsky, Ruth Wilson Gilmore and others express solidarity with Abahlali baseMjondolo

Following the assassination of Nokuthula Mabaso on May 5, leaders from across the world expressed solidarity with Abahlali baseMjondolo as it faces intensified state repression and violence

Attacks against shack dwellers’ movement Abahlali baseMjondolo continue in South Africa

On May 5, Nokuthula Mabaso, a militant land rights activist of Abahlali baseMjondolo in South Africa was assassinated.

SA-Abahlali murder Another leader of South Africa’s shack dwellers movement murdered in Durban

Nokuthula Mabaso – a 40 year old mother of four leading AbM’s eKhenana commune – was gunned down the evening before she was supposed to appear in court to oppose the bail of the local ANC chief’s son, who is accused of murdering another eKhenana leader in March

Another assassination in Durban

As political killings continue in the city, claiming the lives of activists exposing ANC rot and failures, serious questions need to be asked of our democratic commitments.

Saudi coalition bombs Yemen hours after Houthi ceasefire declaration and other stories

Today we look at the Saudi-led bombing of Yemen as the war enters its 8th year, violent repression of South Africa’s Abahlali baseMjondolo, and more

South African state escalates repression against shack dwellers’ movement

In the wake of the assassination of two activists from Abahlali baseMjondolo, six members of the movement have been charged with murder

US holds talks with President Nicolás Maduro amid energy crisis and other stories

Today we look at the meeting between Venezuelan President Maduro with US officials, the killing of a leader of South Africa’s shack dwellers’ movement, and more

Persecuted leader of South Africa’s shack dweller movement assassinated while on bail

The 29-year-old deputy chairperson of Abahlali baseMjondolo’s eKhenana occupation was killed in Durban by four gunmen, allegedly led by the son of the local chief of the ruling ANC, against whom a police case had already been filed for an earlier attack on Sunday.

Land is Life: Peasant struggles in Tanzania

Mtandao wa Vikundi vya Wakulima Tanzania, a network of around 200,000 small farmers, has been fighting against the dispossession of land and criminalization of those whose livelihoods depend on it

Newly elected General Secretary of Abahlali baseMjondolo vows: “We will resist”

The congress of Abahlali baseMjondolo, held at a time of severe repression but also of expanding influence, has laid out for South Africa’s shack-dwellers’ movement the road ahead for the next three years.

Hunger in the world

Launch of the Hunger in the World PDF by seven independent media projects which features stories of hunger and the response of people’s movements in countries across the world

S’bu Zikode: Food sovereignty from the perspective of the urban poor

Presentation by S’bu Zikode to the United Nations Food Systems Summit: A Critical dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food on 16 September 2021

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