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Grassy Park community resisting third forced removal by Cape Town City Council

Press Release


Wednesday 22 November 2006

(For comment, please contact Eleanor Hoedemaker of the
Zille Rain Heights Residents Association on 072 4490436)

CAPE TOWN – A Grassy Park community of 300 forcibly removed
people has come under attack once again from the Cape Town
City's Zille administration.

DA Mayor Helen Zille forcibly removed the shack dwelling
community from Lake Road, Grassy Park on 19th March 2006,
almost immediately after taking office, in a huge police
operation. She dumped the long-time Grassy Park residents
on a piece of land on the corner of Klip and Acacia Roads.

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