CoCT budget is anti-poor, exclusionary and leaves township and informal settlement citizens in the dark

On 30 May 2017 Social Justice Coalition (SJC) activists were physically and rather forcefully removed from council during the City of Cape Town’s (CoCT) special budget meeting while silently and peacefully protesting in the public gallery.  SJC activists that were part of this protest felt violated when they were manhandled by the CoCT’s VIP protection…

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PRESS STATEMENT: SJC RESPONSE TO DEPUTY POLICE MINISTER BONGANI MKONGI

Following comments made by Deputy Police Minister Bongani Mkongi in Khayelitsha on 23 April 2017, the Social Justice Coalition (SJC) has initiated the following actions: 1.     We have instructed our legal representatives at the Legal Resource Centre (LRC) to write to the State Attorney In response to comments from the SJC’s General-Secretary Phumeza Mlungwana on a…

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