“They said he betrayed them. They do not want peace, they want us all dead.” – Glebelands informer 8 November 2016 YESTERDAY, just after 13h00, the Block 52 Peace Committee leader (name withheld) died in a hail of bullets shortly after leaving the Umlazi Magistrate’s Court. Witnesses reported the killers, armed with ‘rifles’ and handguns […]
Stop the killings in Glebelands!
The Right2Know Campaign calls on all South Africans to stand in solidarity with the Glebelands Hostel dwellers and demand urgent action from all relevant government structures to address the torrid situation and prioritize peace in Glebelands.
Up to date, at least 62 people have been reported to have been assassinated leaving families traumatized and without breadwinners. Glebelands has been allowed to become a war zone for political plunder and the government is silent. These killings cannot continue unabated.
R2K urges civil society and religious community to take a collective stand and call on the government to ‘STOP THE KILLINGS’ and to donate for affected families and legal fees.
Date: Friday 15 July 2016 Time: 10AM Venues: Gauteng will picket outside the National SAPS Headquarters, Wachthuis Building, 231 Pretorius Street, Pretoria. Western Cape will picket outside Bellville Police Station, 72 Voortrekker Road, Bellville. KZN will picket outside Umlazi Police Station, V 1295 Prince Mcwayizeni Road, Umlazi. R2K chooses Friday 15 July as a moment […]
By Vanessa Burger 12 June 2016 “They want us to keep voting for Mzobe’s cabinet while they keep us living in shit like pigs. If my kids get sick from this, can I take them to the ANC? No, I must sort it out myself!” – angry Glebelands resident Block R residents have lost track of […]
Here’s our first tabloid newspaper for 2016 – Your Right2Know – highlighting a range of community stories such as the call to Stop Mining in the Wild Coast, the newly launched Social Justice TV Channel, Glebelands Crisis and the need for urgent intervention and more. Feel free to collect copies from our offices in Durban, Cape Town or Jo’burg, […]
R2K KZN supports Glebelands residents’ call to the UN Human Rights Committee. The attacks on human rights in Glebelands Hostel must end and the perpetrators must be brought to justice. The people of Glebelands have sent an urgent appeal to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the International Community to intervene to ensure […]
GLEBELANDS HOSTEL COMMUNITY PRESS STATEMENT We appeal for the urgent intervention of the United Nations Human Rights Council and call for the eyes of the world on Glebelands On Saturday night another comrade was killed. Community leader, Zodwa Sibiya was shot in the head at Block L. She had been a well-respected member of […]
Delayed reaction and intelligence failure hamper effective police operations 29 November 2015 By: Vanessa Burger In a follow up to last Wednesday’s tipoff regarding the Glebelands renegade cop’s reported delivery of firearms to a Block 42 top floor room, where the cop (a Block 52 neighbour of the late warlord) and his new sidekick from […]
Service delivery is suspended as residents are fenced in 29 November 2015 By: Vanessa Burger Just over a fortnight ago the MEC for Community Safety and Liaison, Willies Mchunu, washed his hands of the Glebelands violence – although his spokesperson later denied it. Now the eThekwini Municipality has shut up shop, packed its bags, and redeployed […]
The Glebelands terror campaign continues… 25 November 2015 By: Vanessa Burger Glebelands thugs, now apparently headed by a Block 52 resident who has risen to prominence after the death of the former warlord, have been busy this week. Meetings were reportedly held at Blocks 40, 41, 42, 45, and, last night, in Block 48. Residents […]
20 November 2015 By: Vanessa Burger Gunshots rang out at Glebelands Hostel again last night. Another two men now lie in hospital fighting for their lives. A Block P resident was shot at close range while fixing a vehicle next to the same block at about 19h45. Another man, believed to be a foreigner working […]