Land Grabs

Mining Affected Communities Come Out In Support Of Xolobeni

Tuesday, 24 April marked the second day of the court proceedings between the Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC), the department of mineral resources (DRM), and...

The People Of Blinkbonnie Can Finally Call Enkanini Home

Kids are running around playing, it's the school holidays. Elderly women are sitting outside in the sun; they say inside their houses it's chilly....

They destroyed his home. Then his case was thrown out of...

On November 27 the Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (Seri) filed heads of argument in an application for leave to appeal the Durban...

Kgalema Motlanthe, Thuli Madonsela, Pallo Jordan On The Prospects For A...

At the end of August, Cape Town's Community House welcomed the former public protector Thuli Madonsela, now the social justice chair at the Law...

Heroine Cheek: “The Land Issue”

A bi-weekly podcast hosted by lipstick enthusiasts KENYA and ZEE, covering pop culture, societal issues and football. On this episode we tackle the issue of...

Marievale Evictions: The SANDF Is Still Barring Residents From Their Homes

Marievale residents have yet again been barred from returning to their homes despite a court ruling by the High Court in Johannesburg stating they...

The Law Behind The Marievale Evictions: SANDF Was Never Deployed

With the residents of Marievale appearing in the Pretoria High Court on Wednesday, 9 May to have their housing rights protected, TIM FISH HODGSON...

Durban: Fresh Land Grabs In Cato Crest

Different areas in Durban have been sparked by land grabs over the last two weeks, with the most recent one being in Cato Crest,...

Marievale community pickets against SANDF outside Gauteng military bases

On Wednesday, advocacy organisation Right2Know (R2K) Gauteng picketed outside three military bases in Gauteng against the evictions of Marievale community members who have been...

Separating Fact From Fiction: The History of the Establishment of Israel

The establishment of the state of Israel was never recognised by the UN Security Council, which is the only body with the authority to...

SANDF Must Provide Alternative Accommodation For Marievale Residents, Court Rules

The Pretoria High Court granted a victory to the embattled Marievale community, ruling on Wednesday morning that the South African National Defence Force (SANDF)...

Why Land Occupations Play A Key Role In Land Reform

South Africa's stagnant land reform process has led to the frustration and delayed dispossession of many. With the conversation of landlessness comes that of...

The Politics Of ‘Expropriation Of Land Without Compensation’ In South Africa

In a speech presented at the Urbanization: Impact of land availability - focus on land occupation Indaba organised by MEC for human...
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