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Report on Kliptown Struggle

Theme: Community struggles


Call Number: B2.1.1
Identifier: AL3290_B2.1.1
Title: Report on Kliptown Struggle
Date: July 2007
Subject: Anti-Privatisation Forum - APF;
Kliptown Concerned Residents;
Service delivery
Description: This report on the Kliptown struggle was drawn up by Anti-Privatisation Forum (APF) affiliates in 2007. From the early 2000s, the predominantly shack settlements of Kliptown and Thembalihle (both located on the south side of Soweto) began to organise themselves to struggle for basic services and housing. Besides consistent engagement with whatever institutional avenues/mechanisms were available (e.g. the City of Johannesburg (COJ), local councillors, ward committees, etc.) many subsequent battles were fought over the succeeding years in these communities with police as a result of demonstrations and marches led by the two community organisations (both APF affiliates) - the Kliptown Concerned Residents and the Thembalihle Crisis Committee. The respective struggles intensified again in 2007 which this report details. Included in SAHA virtual exhibition - 'Transition's Child: The Anti-Privatisation Forum (APF)'
Creator: Anti-Privatisation Forum (APF)
Type: Report
Format: Access copy - pdf
Preservation copy - pdf
Source: SAHA collection AL3290_B2.1.1
Language: English
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: Anti-Privatisation Forum (APF)
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