Category Archives: Hangberg

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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Hangberg protest documented

Hlengiwe Mnguni, News24

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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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Bitter gray areas in Hangberg clash

30 Sep 2010 | Anna Majavu – Political Notebook | Sowetan A SCENIC mountainside in Cape Town has been filled with scenes of ugly violence as police attempted to carry out a wave of evictions against shackdwellers living there.

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