It's common knowledge that police are only allowed to use force as an absolute last resort when managing protests, but what exactly does the law say?
A family of five was evicted from their home on Wonderfontein Wineries, but the farm manager insists that the process followed the letter of the law.
The SAPS and City of Cape Town law enforcers have accused each other of carrying out the demolition of shacks in Philippi East. GroundUp reports.
Shack dwellers in Philippi East's "Marikana" settlement were evicted on Monday by the City of Cape Town's Anti-Land Invasion Unit. GroundUp reports.
The Joostenberg family are fighting to stay on the land where theyâ€™ve lived for almost four decades
DA leader Helen Zille has questioned why committees were not set up to probe evictions of illegal shack dwellers in other provinces.
The housing delivery rate fell by 25% in the past five years and the backlog stands at 2.3-million, said Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.
A rights institution has accused the City of Johannesburg of doing nothing to provide alternative residence for evictees since a landmark 2011 case.
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The SAHRC has condemned the "excessive use of force" used during the evictions, and says it is concerned about the manner in which they were executed.
The human settlements and co-operative governance and traditional affairs departments say they will assist evicted Alexandra residents with refuge.
Forced evictions and shack demolitions in the Nomzamo township have caused huge public outcry and political mudslinging.
Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has criticised the way Sanral and the City of Cape Town handled the evictions at Lwandle.
Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has apologised on behalf of government for the evictions in Lwandle but called on the community to work with them.
Three people have been arrested for public violence during evictions in Lwandle, when petrol bombs and tyres were set alight.
People from Lwandle informal settlement in Strand have been evicted because they did not vote for the DA in the elections, says the ANC.
The city responds to questions from the M&G about street trader evictions.
High-handed evictions in Jo'burg's inner city have condemned the street traders and their families to penury.