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South Africa’s shack dwellers’ movement to protest theft of COVID-19 funds in KwaZulu-Natal

The shack dwellers’ movement, Abahlali baseMjondolo, will hold a rally in Durban protesting the theft of COVID-19 funds. Almost R2 billion has been lost in the KwaZulu-Natal province alone

Undeterred by evictions, South Africa’s Abahlali baseMjondolo continues struggle

Mqapheli George Bonono of Abahlali baseMjondolo, the shack dwellers’ movement of South Africa, talks about the struggles of those who are being evicted by authorities and the resistance they are putting up

Violent attacks on shack dwellers continue in South Africa

Two shack dwellers have been hospitalized after the South African police, along with a notorious private security agency, attacked yet another informal settlement organized by Abahlali baseMjondolo.

Violent evictions of South African shack dwellers continue amid lockdown

Despite the moratorium on evictions, the government stands by as violent demolitions continue to take place and leave communities vulnerable and without homes

Solidarity with shack dwellers in South Africa (statement from Arundhati Roy, Naomi Klein, Noam Chomsky, Vijay Prashad and Yanis Varoufakis)

Following a series of violent and illegal evictions of shack dwellers in South Africa, scholars and activists denounce the actions and stand in solidarity with the movement

Talks between striking sanitation workers, Durban municipality to begin on Monday

The water and sanitation workers in eThekwini municipality have been on strike since April 23, demanding equal pay for equal work. 1 person was killed on Thursday after the police fired at the workers.

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