In this episode, we take a look into the anti-US military base protests in Ecuador, police repression on South African shack-dwellers’ movement and Palestinian campaign against PUMA for Israeli sponsorship.
The police demolished 26 houses at Abahlali baseMjondolo’s Azania settlement which were rebuilt after last week’s attack. Nearly 150 people were rendered homeless
On Thursday, police and the anti-land invasion unit demolished 70 houses at the Azania land occupation of the shack dwellers’ movement, Abahlali baseMjondolo. The residents, who were left homeless, are fighting back by rebuilding
The shack-dwellers’ movement has called the demolitions “illegal” as it were carried out without a court order. Members are now rebuilding the shacks, vowing to continue the struggle.
The Shack-dwellers movement suspects intelligence agents operating for Durban mayor to be behind the office break-in.
Citing police brutality, arrests and assassinations they have been subjected to by the ANC government, the movement has concluded that voting ANC “is like digging our own graves.”
In this episode, we look into the Palestinian political prisoner’s hunger strike, attack on South Africa’s Shack-dweller movement and solidarity messages by activists across the globe for Julian Assange.
The attack took place as activists of the Abahlali baseKhenana were launching its newest branch in the city and celebrating their recent court victories that allowed them to inhabit the land occupation in Cato Crest
The Abahlali baseKhenana won an order, halting the activities of the anti-land invasion unit of the municipality. Following the order, an attempt by ANC members to occupy the land was foiled by another court direction
In a recent interview given to the Tricontinental Institute, the movement’s founder, S’bu Zikode, explained the origin of the movement, its modus operandi and the enormous challenges its members and leadership are facing
More than 200 of the armed personnel used rubber bullets and live ammunition against eKhenana occupation, leaving several of its shack-dwellers injured.
5,000 members of the movement marched in Durban on Monday to denounce state repression. Many activists of the movement have been assassinated over the past few years