Socio Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI)

 
Gautengers move to shacks and gated estates
Gautengers move to shacks and gated estates
No two shacks are the same. Inside Julia Mashaba’s home, the cushions on the double bed are decorated with images of the Eiffel Tower. Her...
Police defence on Marikana falls flat
Police defence on Marikana falls flat
On the eve of the sixth anniversary of the Marikana massacre, an independent report revealing details about what happened at the “small koppie”...
Six years on, still no justice or closure for Marikana victims
Six years on, still no justice or closure for Marikana victims
It has been described as the worst act of South African police brutality since the end of apartheid. On the afternoon of August 16 2012, some 34...
A little light shines for Marikana
A little light shines for Marikana
After six years the widows of mineworkers massacred by police in Marikana in 2012 have finally signed loss of support settlement agreements with...
Scramble for minerals leaves rural families homeless
Scramble for minerals leaves rural families homeless
It could well have been 1960 but it wasn’t. It was March 2018 as Dudu Hadebe watched in horror as bulldozers, under the watch of police officers,...
Senior police officials to appear in court for Marikana massacre
Senior police officials to appear in court for Marikana massacre
Nine senior police officials are to appear in the Rustenburg Magistrate's Court in connection with the Marikana massacre – more than five years...
Police to finally appear in court for Marikana murders
Police to finally appear in court for Marikana murders
The slow wheels of justice are finally beginning to turn with the first police officers who allegedly murdered striking workers during the 2012...
Life expulsion from Rhodes for 'conduct beyond lawful boundaries'
Life expulsion from Rhodes for 'conduct beyond lawful boundaries'
Two unnamed student activists have been expelled for life from Rhodes University, reportedly for their "conduct beyond lawful boundaries" while...
Mashaba points finger at civil society: #JhbFire ‘was bound to happen’
Mashaba points finger at civil society: #JhbFire ‘was bound to happen’
Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has once again shown anti-poor sentiment, this time in the wake of the
Landlords have to pay for housing for evicted people and other myths
Landlords have to pay for housing for evicted people and other myths
Last week, the Constitutional Court delivered a ground-breaking...

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