Land occupation
Abahlali baseMjondolo celebrates 15 years of revolutionary struggle for land, housing and dignity

The shack dwellers’ movement of South Africa, marked 15 years of struggle for land, housing and dignity on October 4. It held a seminar, Sifike kanjani la? (How did we get to where we are?) and, the following day, relaunched the eKhenana branch of the movement.

“The housing deficit is solved by comprehensive policies,” says Federico Fagioli

National deputy Federico Fagioli speaks to ARG Medios about the structural causes of the housing deficit in Argentina

Shack dwellers South Africa Covid Disease is political! Social justice movements in South Africa call for moratorium on evictions

Shack-dwellers movement Abahlali baseMjondolo, along with 26 other social justice organizations, has called for a moratorium against evictions and the stoppage of water and electricity supply to self-laid connections in settlements in South Africa

Brazilian Military Police invade two MST camps

Two camps in the metropolitan region of Belo Horizonte were attacked by Military Police who tore down the flag of the MST and mounted bases

South African security personnel demolish two settlements housing poor urban families

“Not only did the authorities demolish the shacks, but also poured kerosene and burnt the belongings our people had left behind. They came later in the evening to find all their possessions burnt down,” said George Bonono of Abahlali baseMjondolo

CPIM Bihar Land OCCUPATION Resisting feudal forces, landless Dalits occupy land in India’s Bihar

The families, hailing from Piro block in the Angara village of Bhojpur district, resorted to land occupation as the government was delaying the land allotment allegedly in collusion with the local feudal and upper caste forces. 

Worker in Argentina assassinated in a land occupation

Community members and organizations report that police shot and killed Rodolfo Orellana during a land occupation on Thursday November 22

Shacks in eKhenana, a new land occupation in Cato Crest in Durban. South African shack dwellers’ movement resists police attack on its eKhenana land occupation

More than 200 of the armed personnel used rubber bullets and live ammunition against eKhenana occupation, leaving several of its shack-dwellers injured.

Abahlali baseMjondolo continues its struggle in the face of brutal repression

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

11 peasants in Paraguay freed after 6 years in prison

The peasants were unjustly incarcerated after the massacre of Curuguaty in 2012

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