OUR MAYOR REJOICES WITH HER LAWYERS, WHILE INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS CONTINUE TO WAIT, AND WAIT…

Mayor Patricia De Lille today claimed that the City of Cape Town’s provision of sanitation services to informal settlements has been ‘vindicated’ by the outcome of an appeal to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC). This is false and misleading. The original report found that the City’s provision of temporary sanitation services, with no long term…

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TRIAL OF SJC-21 CONTINUES

SJC MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS FACE CHARGES FOR PEACEFUL PROTEST FOR DECENT SANITATION In September 2013, 21 SJC members and supporters were arrested and charged with convening and attending an illegal gathering in terms of the Regulation of Gatherings Act. On that day, we chained ourselves to the railings outside the office of Mayor De Lille…

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