Tuesday, 03 November 2015
Abahlali baseMjondolo Press Statement
The Struggle Continues: A Road Blockade, Two Comrades Shot
The struggle continues after our successful celebration of our ten year anniversary at the Curries Fountain stadium.
Road Blockade in Sisonke Village
Yesterday the Sisonke Village Abahlali branch (Lamontville) took to the street and blockaded the road after a long wait for a ward councillor to respond to their demand. The community of Sisonke have been in the area for fives years without water, electricity and toilets. Instead they have faced constant illegal and violent evictions. The local leadership of AbM have tried to have meetings with the ward councillor and wrote letters to her but she never responded. Continue reading