Shack Dwellers’ Movement
Around the world ep 31 Around the World in 8 Minutes | Episode 31

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.

Police attack shack dwellers’ movement’ settlement for third time this month

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

“The comrades will keep rebuilding till the land is theirs”

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

South African police attack Abahlali settlements, destroy more than 100 homes

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.

Abahlali baseMjondolo loses data after an office break-in, fears it could be used to target the members

The Shack-dwellers movement suspects intelligence agents operating for Durban mayor to be behind the office break-in.

AROUND-THE-WORLD-EP-18 copy Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 18

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.

Durban shack dwellers’ movement wins two key legal battles against municipality, ANC

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

Shack dwellers movement Housing the homeless while enduring brutal oppression: the story of shack-dwellers movement in S. Africa

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

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 to march today against state repression

South Africa’s biggest social movement will hold protests to denounce the harsh assault by the state that has resulted in the assassination of its members and leaders, and the persecution of dozens in the movement

Shack dwellers movement’s leader goes underground following threats

S’bu Zikode of the Abahlali baseMjondolo in South Africa has been forced to hide without access to cellphones and no contact with his family, as have other members of the organization

Shack Dwellers’ Movement in South Africa Continue Their Fight for Better Life Despite Threats

On 22 May 2018, S’fiso Ngcobo, the chairperson of the local branch of Abahlali baseMjondolo was assassinated by unidentified armed men.

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