Archive for October, 2009|Monthly archive page

Jacques Depelchin on the Attack on Abahlali baseMjondolo

In Cities, Tearing Ourselves Apart on October 24, 2009 at 10:01 am

In solidarity with Abahlali base Mjondolo (AbM) 1

Dear Friends, Foes and all those in between,

Before May 2008, we only knew of Abahlalibase Mjondolo. (AbM), then in May 2008, we met members of AbahalalibaseMjondolo, at the Kennedy Road Settlement. Each one spoke, expressing in various ways the meaning of emancipatory politics; and then, the next day, we met again with S’bu Zikode, the President of AbM. Read the rest of this entry »

The ANC Has Invaded Kennedy Road

In Tearing Ourselves Apart on October 3, 2009 at 2:28 pm

by S’bu Zikode, Abahlali baseMjondolo

The ANC has invaded Kennedy Road. We have been arrested, beaten, killed, jailed and made homeless by their armed wing. This is what it took for Yakoob Baig and Jackson Gumede to finally take back the settlement.

This was a very well organised crime. It is not just an attack on the KRDC. It is not just an attack on AbM. It is an attack on our politic. Read the rest of this entry »


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