Organisations representing backyarders in Cape Town say that government’s housing database has to be laid bare to ensure the most deserving people receive subsidised houses.
Support given to poor households is being taken away by the municipality’s insistence on the recovery of costs for services.
Not finding anyone to receive their memorandum at the Civic Centre and at Parliament, the protestors vowed to return in the next few days.
It has been six days since the occupiers of Arcadia Place were evicted and living on the streets outside the building in Observatory.
According to the report, basic services in Marikana are temporary, “anonymous and dehumanising”.
SAFTU and United Front have called for a consumer boycott of goods sourced from Oak Valley Estate.
The SA Human Rights Commission will be conducting an inspection of Oak Valley Estate after SAFTU filed a complaint against the farm.
Eindhoven backyarders say that they will not allow the housing project to continue if they are not going to benefit.
A community protest to support the Oak Valley strikers has been met by police violence and threats from ‘Coloured’ workers.
Workers at Oak Valley Farm have been on strike since Monday. With support from the nearby Grabouw community, they aim to lead a shutdown of the town.