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Browsing Housing by Subject "Abahlali case; Abahlali's Constitutional Court appeal; KwaZulu-Natal Slum Elimination and Prevention of Re-emergence of Slums Act; Upgrading of Informal Settlements programme."
(Defend Freedom - Democracy under Attack, Church Land Programme, Pietermaritzburg. 04 November 2009, 2009-11-04) Huchzermeyer, Marie
ABAHLALI baseMjondolo hit the headlines recently. First, attacks on Durban’s Kennedy Road informal settlement drew a ground swell of newsworthy international condemnation, including a statement from US intellectual Noam Chomsky. A week later, media reported on the outcome of Abahlali’s Constitutional Court appeal on the KwaZuluNatal
slums act. What is Abahlali? And was anything really noteworthy about the ruling?