Thousands of South Africans are being displaced in preparation for the 2010 World Cup. While Durban completes the finishing touches on its new stadium, thousands of the city’s poor who live in sprawling informal settlements are threatened with eviction. On Saturday, an armed gang of some forty men attacked an informal settlement on Durban’s Kennedy Road, killing at least two people and destroying thirty shacks. We speak to two South African activists who are fighting back.
* Different organizations and individuals from Venezuela with tradition in the social struggles linked to different anti-authoritarian and critical leftist approaches, with whom we have converged at the space called INSURGENTES, set position before the exhumations of the Caracazo.
The first newsletter of No Borders Scotland is out now, with news and details of upcoming events. See Indymedia events page for details of 'Without Borders', 17 October, a day of film, workshops and discussion supported by Unity and No Borders Scotland, and the freedom of movement for all sponsored bike ride on 25th October, raising funds for Unity and No Borders Scotland.