“We will build houses for you, it is not something we can achieve overnight”
– Nelson Mandela, President of South Africa, 1994 [link to video]
“We have learned that by demanding decent housing we make enemies, and that by occupying land we make those enemies even more ruthless. But we cannot wait in the mud, shit and […]
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: https://www.facebook.com/events/1400244306873500/
By South London Anti-Fascists / @SouthLondonAF
Date & Time: Thursday 15th August at 9:30am
Location: Camberwell Green Magistrates Court, 15 D’Eynsford Rd, London, SE5 7UP
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/211873272269668/?ref=22
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 […]
Solidarity with Jason O’Connor – Demonstration against Walworth Police Brutality
Date & Time: Thursday 25th July at 9:30am
Location: Camberwell Magistrates Court
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/393869107379649/
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Home Office is running a consultation on stop and search powers. You can get involved by filling in the online form here. Yes, I am inciting you to engage with the government. I participated. I didn’t even swear. Here’s my responses.
To what extent do you agree or disagree that the use of police powers […]
European news today is depressing. In Istanbul, police arrested dozens of defence lawyers. In Greece, police shut down the state national broadcaster. In London, police mounted a huge pre-emptive operation to attack and disrupt the planned ‘Carnival Against Capitalism’, part of the week of London protests against the G8.
Yesterday morning more than a hundred […]
Two weeks into the protests which have rocked Turkey, a group of Turkish students at the University of Sussex offer their reflections on the wave of resistance that has swept across the country they call home.
Much has been said and written about the recent events in Turkey, and more will surely follow. Many have rushed […]
By @MegafonenOrten / Megaphone – The Swedish Suburban Movement
Husby besieged by police officers. Go home? This IS our home
The effect of the police murder of 69-year-old man in Husby on Monday 13th May arrived today: a conflict between the cops and local citizens after four cars were burned in the evening.
Whatever we do, the police and the mainstream media […]
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