Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Abahlali baseMjondolo Press Statement
The Memorial Service for Samuel Hloele Will be Held in eMansenseni on 22 June
On 13 June 2017 the Land Invasions Unit murdered Samuel Hloele during an armed eviction in eMasenseni, near Marianhill.
On 29 May 2017 Baby Jayden Khoza died during a police attack in the Foreman Road settlement in Clare Estate. Continue reading
Jeff Wicks, The Times
A man has died in clashes between the eThekwini Municipality’s security services and shack dwellers in eMansenseni‚ near Mariannhill‚ west of Durban.
Several people were also injured in the incident.
Shack dwellers’ movement Abahlali baseMjondolo described the skirmish as a “serious attack” and said the scene looked like “a war zone”.
In a statement issued on Tuesday night‚ the movement said that members of the Land Invasion Unit had attempted to disperse a crowd. Continue reading