Matthew Cohen, MSW

Matthew Cohen, MSW

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South Africa: Bulldozers and Evictions In Lenasia

Gillian Shute shared the following story on SJS’s Facebook page. Please let us know what is going on in the world and we will be glad to post it! Being more informed of world events is the corner stone of social justice!

People in Lenasia have been buying homes that were built illegally on government land. Actually every article says they were built illegally, but government corruption is nothing new in South Africa, so your guess is as good as mine. I digress, the government has sent in bulldozers to destroy the structures even as people have lived in them. Court’s have heard the arguments and there has been a cessation of demolitions. The following video pretty much sums it up.


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