We do not count as human beings to them.
We do not see the importance of this case as being restricted to proving to the ICJ that the Israeli state is committing genocide.
We know oppression, and we are always on the side of all oppressed people everywhere.
Black people were not seen as human beings in this country under apartheid, and we, as impoverished black people, continue to have our humanity denied.
In 2005, the movement was established because the impoverished, the marginalised and the shack dwellers of South Africa were continuously rejected or left out by the system that had promised to be democratic and free to every citizen of South Africa.
The ANC does not care about poor black people.
Today we celebrate Women’s Day, which is held on the anniversary of the Women’s March in 1956 when 20 000 women marched against the “pass laws” which mandated people of colour to carry an internal passport and severely restricted their movement.
Karabo Chaka was shot dead by the police while in the yard of his family home in Slovo Park.
We were made poor so that others could be made rich and we are kept poor so that others can remain rich.
Freedom continues its coverage of Abahlali baseMjondolo, a South African movement of shack dwellers who organise land occupations and communes: In 2019 the Abahlali baseMjondolo branch in Vusimuzi, Gauteng, resisted an imposed reblocking project by the Ekurhuleni Municipality. During the community resistance all lies and threats against Abahlali activists were masterminded by the local ANC