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“Rise Motsoaledi People Rise”

MOTSOALEDI COMUNITY MASS MEETING
Thursday 20 August 2009 by Dale
“Rise Motsoaledi People Rise” MOTSOALEDI COMUNITY MASS MEETING Date: SUNDAY 26th July Venue: MOTSOALEDI SPORTS FIELDS (emagrawundini) Time: 4pm AGENDA: MARCH TO PRETORIA ON TUESDAY THE 28TH JULY WE DEMAND ELECTRICITY NOW SIYAYA EPITORI!! We the people of Motsoaledi have (...)


APF JOINS LANDLESS PEOPLE’S MOVEMENT FOR JUNE 16TH MARCH IN SOWETO

Thursday 20 August 2009 by Dale
Press Statement (Sunday 14th June 2009) APF JOINS LANDLESS PEOPLE’S MOVEMENT FOR JUNE 16TH MARCH IN SOWETO On Tuesday June 16th , the APF will be joining with the Landless People’s Movement (LPM - Gauteng) under the banner of the Poor People’s Alliance (a collection of (...)


MOVEMENT-BUILDING, THE CAPITALIST CRISIS AND THE 2009 SOUTH AFRICAN ELECTIONS

John Appolis & Dale McKinley (Anti-Privatisation Forum)
Thursday 20 August 2009 by Dale
MOVEMENT-BUILDING, THE CAPITALIST CRISIS AND THE 2009 SOUTH AFRICAN ELECTIONS John Appolis & Dale McKinley (Anti-Privatisation Forum) The Capitalist Crisis and the Poor/Working Class We are now in a world radically different from what it was a mere four months ago. The world economy is (...)


Police prohibit a march by LPM-Protea South

Press Release by the Landless People’s Movement
Wednesday 1 April 2009 by Nic

On the 26th March, the day before we, the LPM youth, were to have our march to demand that our councilor step down, the Joburg Metro Police prohibited us. The reasons the police gave for this were that we are violent and unruly and that they “know” us.



Supreme Court Of Appeal (SCA) hands down judgment on Phiri Water Case

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
Wednesday 25 March 2009 by Nic

Contradictory nature of judgment means that battle for full right to water and against pre-paid water meters continues



Community of Zone 20 Declares War on Corrupt Police and crime in their community

Friday 20 March 2009 by Nic

After a community meeting that was held yesterday by the residents of Sebokeng Zone 20 called by the Radical Youth Network (RYN), the police again arrested a community member Malefafane “Search” Letsele. He was arrested for an incident that happened on the 17th March 2009, when members of the community visited the house of the Community Police Forum (CPF) patrol officer, Thulani Bam, who arrested was arrested (and given free bail) for the murder of a community member Teboho Tsotetsi. They wanted to burn his house down but the RYN intervened and managed to calm the situation. The angry crowd left Thulani’s house in peace but promised to put more pressure on the police to ensure a fair trial.



Residents of Vooslorus Extension 14 march against crime in their community

Friday 20 March 2009 by Nic

More than 200 residents from Vooslorus Concerned Residents (VCR) marched yesterday to the Vooslorus Police Station to deliver a memorandum of grievances in their area. The residents were supported by the Anti Privatisation Forum and the Soweto Concerned Residents (SCR).



Vaal Region march against the lack of service delivery

Friday 20 March 2009 by Nic

More than 300 residents from Sonnerwater, Beverly-Hills and Sebokeng marched yesterday to the Masakheng Police Station in the Vaal Triangles today to deliver a memorandum of grievances against the lack of service delivery in their informal settlements.



Turkish police shoot on protesters at the World Water Forum

The Coalition and the SA Municipal Workers Union are participating in the alternative People’s Forum
Thursday 19 March 2009 by Nic

At 9.30 this morning, a group of about 300 Turkish and international activists began a peaceful march towards the entrance of the 5th World Water Forum in Beyoglu to express their concerns about the political agenda of the event and prevent people getting inside. Turkish police forces, outnumbering by far protesters, quickly intervened and charged, using rubber bullets, separating Turkish activists from international protesters and violently dispersing the action.



Five Kliptown activists convicted after 18 month ’trial’

Wednesday 11 March 2009 by Nic

After 18 month-long trial, five community activists found guilty of public violence for daring to demand service delivery in Kliptown (Soweto)


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