Abm: Once Again the Name of Our Movement is Being Abused by the NGOs

15 05 2010

Friday, 14 May 2010
Abahlali baseMjondolo Press Statement

On Tuesday this week we were shocked to read an article in The Sowetan by Patrick Magebhula in which Magebhula claimed that Abahlali baseMjondolo is part of the Informal Settlement Network (ISN) which falls under the control of the global NGO Shack Dwellers International (SDI). Benjamin Bradlow from SDI later sent the article to the press. Read the rest of this entry »





AbM: Justice Delayed and Denied Once More for the Kennedy 12

15 05 2010

Friday, 14 May 2010
Abahlali baseMjondolo Press Statement

The Kennedy 12 appeared in Y court today. The defence lawyer was finally given case docket. At the hearing the magistrate set down 12 July 2010 as the trial date.

The five who are still in Westville Prison will appear before the same magistrate who refused them bail last year. Their bail application has been set down for Thursday 20 May 2010 at Court 10. The only difference will be that this time the defence will have been able to have read the docket before the bail application. But the accused will have spent eight months in prison before they are able to have a proper bail hearing. If the magistrate refuses bail again the matter will go the High Court on appeal. Read the rest of this entry »








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