By Abahlali baseMjondolo / @Abahlali_ABM
Just after three this morning the River View Flats in Cato Manor were occupied. Some of the occupiers had previously been evicted from this block of flats and others were from the Marikana Land Occupation, also in Cato Manor.
The security guards stationed at the block of flats tried to prevent the [...]
By Abahlali baseMjondolo Solidarity UK
Mandela has been mourned across the world, his heroic words and deeds did far more than help end the racist apartheid system, his calm influence perhaps prevented a bloody civil war. So as Madiba has been laid to rest, it is time to much of his legacy is shown in the [...]Read more →
End Attacks on Abahlali baseMjondolo! Stop the shootings! Free Bandile Mdlalose!
Date: Thursday 3rd October 2013
Time: 4:30pm – 7pm
Venue: South African High Commission, Trafalgar Square, WC2N 5DP
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1400244306873500/
Tuesday 1st October 3pm,
Crossroads Women’s Centre
25 Wolsey Mews,
London NW5 2DX
“You find them coming in during the middle of the night when you are sleeping. I have been in bed lying down and someone has come into my room and I wake up and I am frightened. Why would a man be in my room [...]
By Sita Balani / @sitainshort
While the term ‘fascist’ is often bandied around a little too freely, I can think of few who deserve the label more than Narendra Modi, current Chief Minister of Gujarat, in western India.
In 2002, Chief Minister Modi presided over several days of violence against Muslims in the Gujarat region, in which over 2,000 [...]
Via Democracy Now!
On August 28 it will be 50 years since the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, which remains one of the American Left’s most successful mobilizations ever. More than a quarter-million people came to the Washington on August 28th, 1963 to protest discrimination, joblessness and economic inequality faced by African Americans. The march [...]
The family of Sean Rigg, who died in police custody in Brixton in 2008, will be leading a vigil at Brixton Police station tonight to mark the 5th anniversary of his death.
There will be a laying of flowers, lighting of candles and prayer.
All are welcome from 7pm to join the family for a peaceful time [...]
I wrote this in 2011, for another website. I reproduce an edited version here as we come to the 2nd anniversary of the England Uprisings of 2011.
On Monday 8th August 2011, in South London, three hundred young people gathered outside Battersea’s Lavender Hill police station “taunting” the police to come out. In Nottingham, three police stations [...]
This Saturday in Tottenham, the families of Joy Gardner, Mark Duggan, Roger Sylvester and Cynthia Jarrett are coming together in a special event to mark the 20th Anniversary of the brutal killing of Joy Gardner and the 2nd Anniversary of the killing of Mark Duggan under the platform of JUSTICE DELAYED IS JUSTICE DENIED!
The families [...]
Warning: The first video contains scenes that are distressing and involve physical restraint.
We remember the detainees at Guantanamo and other US sites by publishing these two videos:
The first is with Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def, going through the Standard Operating Procedure for force-feeding which happens twice a day in Guantanamo Bay. During Ramadan, 44 detainees [...]
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