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Abahlali baseSiyanda vs eThekwini Municipality

18 September 2012
Abahlali press statement

Abahlali baseSiyanda vs eThekwini Municipality

The failure of the eThekwini municipality to comply with an order of the court that compels it to house the residents of Siyanda who have been left to rot in the Richmond Farm transit camp has clearly indicated that the City is law unto itself.

Yesterday the Court heard both the sides of Abahlali and eThekwini and held the judgment. The judge said it was going to handed down in few days. We have just received a call from our legal team saying that tomorrow, Wednesday, 19 September 2012 at 9am the judgment will be handed down at the Durban High Court.

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