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 →
By Abanali baseMjondolo / @Abahlali_ABM
â€œIf the ANC does to you what the Apartheid government did to you, then you must do to the ANC what you did to the Apartheid government.â€
– Nelson Mandela, Cosatu Conference, 1993
Today Abahlali will hold a protest in Cato Crest in honour of the late Tata Nelson Mandela.Â On Saturday Abahlali baseMjondolo […]
I just read this interview with Rizzle Kicks where they talk about hip-hopâ€™s problem with misogyny and homophobia. Now, Iâ€™m a rapper. Iâ€™m a rapper who doesnâ€™t even listen to rap anymore because I canâ€™t deal with the constant buffoonery in the genre. I can listen to whatever I want. Because of that, I choose […]Read more →
By Bandile Mdlalose
On June 3, 2010 when I became the General Secretary of Abahlali BaseMjondolo Movement S.A. I vowed to die where Abahlali members die. I vowed to protect my country. I vowed to be loyal to the poorest of the poor. I vowed to uplift the Constitution of South Africa in respect for all […]
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:Â https://www.facebook.com/events/1400244306873500/
By Ant X
It was a situation I’d not experienced before. As a white Englishman, I’ve had the privilege of never having attended an anti-fascist demonstration as one of the demonised immigrant workers that the far right wanted to boot out. But on Saturday 14th September, two weeks after moving to Stockholm for work, the unashamedly […]
By Sita Balani /Â @sitainshort
While the term â€˜fascistâ€™ is often bandied around a little too freely, I can think of few who deserve the label more than Narendra Modi,Â 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 […]
50 years ago today, Washington D.C. was put on lockdown, a 24 hour ban on the selling of alcohol was imposed and the usually bustling streets were quiet almost trembling with fear. The reason being that negroes were marching on Washington and they were not welcome. The US Capital expecting a race riot, tolerated […]
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.Â 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 […]
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