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Cape Town anti-land invasion unit acting illegally, say rights lawyers

Wednesday May 25th 2011 – West Cape News A woman raises her hands in peaceful protest as police disperse over 4 000 backyard dwellers who occupied city-owned land in Mitchell’s Plain last weekend. Photo: Neil Baynes/WCN The City of Cape … 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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The Police are back for more housing demolishions in Mandela Park

Backyarders Press Statement On Friday 07 – 2011, at 7.30pm the Anti Land Invasion Unit arrived in Mandela Park threatening to demolish houses that people built themselves. They were confronted by devastated backyarders who demanded to know who instructed them. … Continue reading

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Police and MEC Madikizela in Mandela Park destroying brick houses

4 February 2011 Mandela Park Press Statement According to reports from Backyarder members in Mandela Park, MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela was in Mandela Park earlier today with police and Anti-Land Invasions workers with the intention of destroying a number of brick … Continue reading

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Solidarity: Four evictions yesterday in Gugulethu with promises of more to come

Gugulethu Backyarders Press Release 29 September 2010 The Gugulethu community experienced four major evictions yesterday and, according to the presiding Sheriff of the Court, there are many more evictions to come. As of yesterday evening, three out of the four … Continue reading

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