Comments : Comments Off on Activists left out to dry by Housing Dept and Development Action Group
Tags: Department of Human Settlements, Development Action Group, transport
Categories : Archives, News & Press Release
WC-AEC Press Release
15 November 2011
The National Department of Human Settlements and Development Action Group, a housing NGO, had invited civil society to a housing indaba yesterday. Members of the Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign attended the meeting in which they promised that the participants would be given transport home.
However, after the meeting, poor participants were left stranded without transport home.
The Anti-Eviction Campaign was forced to use its own petty-cash to ensure that other poor participants were able to return to their families last night. The AEC is a movement with almost no money to its name and yet we feel obligated to make sure our comrades are taken care of when left out to dry by government and NGOs
Phantsi National Department of Human Settlements! Phantsi!
Phantsi DAG! Phantsi!
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Gary @ 0723925859
Mncedisi @ 0785808646
Philidene @ 0746892922
Willy @ 0834193996
Comments : Comments Off on Report: The deficiency of reality in the Joe Slovo judgment
Tags: BNG, CALS, Concourt, Delft TRAs, Development Action Group, Hlophe, Kate Tissington, N2 Gateway, thubelisha
Categories : Archives, Joe Slovo, opinion / academic articles
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15 June 2009
The highest Court in South Africa has decided the fate of the 20 000 Joe Slovo informal settlement residents to be evicted to Delft to make way for the N2 Gateway housing project, in what is a disappointing and frustrating judgment that orders their eviction, albeit on the proviso that engagement occurs and that certain mitigating measures are undertaken.
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