October 4:30 pm until 7:00 pm
Africa House, Trafalgar Square
in solidarity with Abahlali baseMjondolo following the killing of its members
and the arrest of the Secretary General.
African Police have shot dead a 17 year old girl, Nqobile Nzuza and arrested
the Secretary General of War on Want partner, Abahlali baseMjondolo, Bandile
was shot twice from behind at 5 am on Monday 30 September. Two other women were
also shot and are in hospital. Bandile was arrested whilst coming to offer her
condolences to the family.
crime of those shot was to protest against being forcefully removed from their
homes and to be supporters of the shack dwellers movement, Abahlali baseMjondolo.
Nqobile is the third person killed in the settlement, Cato Crest in Durban,
appeared in court the following day, but was denied bail. Yet no arrests or
investigations have been made into the three killings in the settlement this
is just the latest outrage perpetrated against the urban dispossessed of South
Africa, Marikana being just one horrific example.
baseMjondolo Solidarity UK and War on Want call on all those who supported the
struggle against apartheid, all who are against forced evictions, and those who
are angered by police brutality to join our solidarity demonstration on
Thursday 3 October, outside South Africa House at 4:30 pm
House! No Land! No Vote!