Category Archives: Other Communities in Cape Town

Welcome to Hell: We are all Andries Tatane!

19 April 2012 – People against police brutality What?           Interfaith Andries Tatane memorial ceremony, testimonial against police brutality, and march to Harare Police Station When?          Sunday 22nd April 2012 at 12h30 Where?         Way of … Continue reading

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Media: Show of strength outside court

July 28 2011 at 12:28pm – Cape Times – Shanti Aboobaker, Leila Samodien and Lauren Isaacs THEY came en masse, bearing placards and chanting as they gathered on the steps of the Western Cape High Court yesterday. This as about … Continue reading

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We march today in defiance of the City of Cape Town!

27 July 2011 Press Release by the Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign With or without the permit from the city, today, we will be marching first to the High Court and then to the offices of the City of Cape Town. … Continue reading

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Reminder: No Vote! events on Saturday, Monday and Tuesday

Friday 13 May 2011 Our communities are very busy organising our No Vote! events just in time for this year’s elections. We refuse to vote, not because we are lazy or apathetic as the media tends to claim.  Instead, we … Continue reading

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Protest Day 1: A call for Madikizela, MEC for Human Settlement to resign

PROTEST DAY ONE Last week Abahlali baseMjondolo Western Cape made a call to MEC for human settlement M.R Bonginkosi Madikizela to sign an undertaking that he will never, ever again within the Western Cape Province demolish or evict people without … Continue reading

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Hangberg protest documented

Hlengiwe Mnguni, News24

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Media: Future of Blikkiesdorp unclear

Rafiq Wagiet | EyeWitnessNews The City of Cape Town says it cannot specify how much longer Blikkiesdorp residents will have to live in the temporary resettlement area.

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Photos of Hangberg rally and march

Mandela Park Backyarders along with the Poor People’s Alliance and some other social movements joined the march organised by residents of Hangberg in Hout Bay on Sunday.  Well over 1,000 people marched over 6km to Hout Bay Police Station.

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Media: Hangberg caught in a crossfire of law enforcement and lack of planning

Monday October 4th 2010 – WestCapeNews Lying on his bed in a two-roomed shack shared by his parents and his sister, Delon Egypt is recovering from eye surgery he received last week at Groote Schuur hospital.Egypt is one of four … Continue reading

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Solidarity: There is War in Cape Town

Sometime around 6 am on Monday the 20th, government forces acting on behalf of capital interests opened fire on the predominantly homeless population of people living in a ghetto on Gorachoqua Mountain; an ancient Khoisan area labelled ‘Hangberg’ by the … Continue reading

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