Launch at Book Lounge of “No Land! No House! No Vote!” and picket by Blikkiesdorp in front of Parliament

12 05 2011

For more information on our struggle, please contact Aunty Tilla @ 0764772508 and Michelle @ 0748063523

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AEC and stakeholders in recent anti-xenophobia negotiations head to parliament today

24 08 2009
Anti-Eviction Campaign Press Alert
August 24, 2009

Today, Monday the 24th of August, representatives of the Anti-Eviction Campaign, the UNHR, as well as Somalian and local shopkeepers who recently signed a deal to prevent further violence in our townships, will head to Parliament.

They are slated to discuss the deal and the challenges associated with the recent negotiations at 14h00.

For more information, contact Mncedisi at 078 580 8646

For a collection of press releases and articles on the negotiation and xenophobia in general, click here.

Media: Women Want Land to Call Their Own

10 08 2009

By Davison Makanga – IPS News

CAPE TOWN, Aug 10 (IPS) – In 1956, twenty thousand women marched to parliament to protest discriminatory pass laws. The march, commemorated as Women’s Day in South Africa on Aug. 9 each year, has become iconic of women’s quest for equality.

A democratic constitution has replaced apartheid laws, but the reality on the ground suggests freedom and equality for all has not yet been attained.

Fifteen years after apartheid was replaced by non-racial democracy, South African farm workers say they still face discrimination. The final week of July saw a coordinated series of protests by farm workers in the Western Cape against poor working conditions, retrenchments and evictions. Read the rest of this entry »

Media: Farm workers protest over poor living conditions and evictions

27 07 2009

July 27, 2009 Edition 1
Francis Hweshe – Argus

FARM workers have vowed to spend two nights outside Parliament during a week of “revolutionary action”.

Today the workers, from Breede River, Witzenburg, Overberg, Oostenberg and Boland, plan to start their protest by spending the night on a wine farm in Stellenbosch, to highlight the plight of workers there. Read the rest of this entry »


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