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The Kairos Center Stands in Solidarity with Abahlali baseMjondolo

The Kairos Centre

On July 7, 2018, the Kairos Center received notice of heightened attacks and threats against the leadership and members of Abahlali baseMjondolo (Facebook | Twitter), including an assassination attempt on the life of its president, S’bu Zikode. This follows as many as ten assassinations of its members over the past five years and numerous acts of violence by the police. The Kairos Center denounces this violence and defends the right of Abahlali to organize for its rights to housing, land and human dignity enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  Continue reading