Category Archives: Congolese Solidarity Campaign

Stop massacre, exploitation and oppression in DR Congo

03 Mai 2017

CONGOLESE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN MOVEMENT PRESS STATEMENT

Stop massacre, exploitation and oppression in DR Congo

On the 04th May 2017 the Congolese Solidarity Campaign will organize a protesting picketing. It will take place outside the Durban International Convention Center hall. The event will start at 09:00 am and continue till 12:00 pm.

Since 1997, The Democratic Republic of Congo endured bloodshed and brutal, political and economical repression from its government. Congolese people’s lives remain in a permanent insecurity. Governments in these African countries were involved in causing instability in our country: Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi and Sudan.

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Understanding and Overcoming Xenophobia: A One Day Colloquium

UHURU PRESENTS:

UNDERSTANDING AND OVERCOMING XENOPHOBIA
A ONE DAY COLLOQUIUM

At the present moment, xenophobic practices in South Africa are taking a number of nefarious forms from the exclusion of foreign students and staff from universities through the denial of visas, to the systematic unleashing of mob and state violence against the weakest sections of our population. This violence in particular has gone so far as to invade the sanctuary of churches and has included the deployment of the military and not just the police against poor communities thus treating the latter as potential enemies. It has recently become clearer in fact that xenophobia is not a problem of poverty but primarily a problem of identity politics endemic to South Africa, a kind of politics which state institutions and their agents have been pursuing since the early 1990s. Most analyses reduce the question of xenophobia to one of criminality and poverty and deplore xenophobic practices without offering much in terms of ideas for a solution.

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March Against Xenophobia in Durban – 8 April 2015

Organized by Congolese Solidarity Campaign “CSC” and other foreign nationals, supported by Abahlali baseMjondolo Movement SA

P.O.BOX 421

DURBAN 4000 RSA

congolesesolidaritycampaign@gmail.com

AFRICA IS UNITED AGAINST XENOPHOBIA

On Wednesday 08 April 2015, Congolese Solidarity Campaign “CSC” together with Somali Association of South Africa “SASA” and other foreign nationals supported by Abahlali baseMjondolo Movement SA will be having an Anti-Xenophobia March to demand an end to the current wave of xenophobic violence against foreign nationals.

We are united in our common outrage at the brutal acts of the current wave of xenophobic violence against foreign nationals unleashed over the last few weeks and which shows no end insight, it is important to remember that these horrific acts that have spurred us into action are the result of many years in which xenophobic attitudes, practices, and beliefs have been allowed to exist and proliferate amongst all of us. Continue reading