Thursday, March 22nd, 2012
In Durban, South Africa, “shackdwellers are taking their municipality to court. The government evicted poor residents from their homes … … and threw them into transit camps, where they live ‘like a fish in a tin’, waiting for more permanent housing that never comes.
Sunday, October 4th, 2009
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, Durban. The attackers shouted: “‘The AmaMpondo are...
Wednesday, August 19th, 2009
Sbu Zukide of Durban, South Africa, squatter group Abahlala baseMjondolo, speaks on the expectations and struggles of poor people in postapartheid South Africa.