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This is democracy

In Durban, South Africa, “shackdwellers are taking their municipality to court. The government evicted poor residents from their homes … [in order to allow the construction of a road] ……..

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POLITICAL "ETHNICITY"

Last week three people were killed and scores of others injured or left homeless in attacks on members of a poor squatters movement, Abahlali baseMjondolo, outside the country’s third-largest city,…..

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THE CRIME OF BEING POOR

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THE STRUGGLE FOR LAND AND HOUSING IN SOUTH AFRICA

Two leaders of Durban, South Africa, shack dwellers movement, Abahlala baseMjondolo are in New York City “… building networks of solidarity with those engaged in similar struggles in this country.”…..