Media: Academics condemn attack on settlement

29 09 2009
FRANNY RABKIN – Business Day
Published: 2009/09/29 10:55:33 AM

PROMINENT lawyers and academics have blamed “powerful local property and political interests” for violence in the Kennedy Road informal settlement in Durban, which left two people dead on Saturday.

Two people were killed and several were injured on Saturday when about 40 men carrying assegais, knobkerries, spears and guns attacked the settlement during a youth camp held by the Abahlali baseMjondolo movement, a shack-dwellers’ organisation. Eight people were arrested over the incident. Read the rest of this entry »


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