Bredell Land Occupation
The state destroyed the shacks built on the occupied land. Women tried to resist by shaming the evictors with their nakedness but the eviction went ahead.
Professor Gillian Hart described it as a "profound moral crisis for the post-apartheid state".
Notes and references
- ‘Land Occupations are the new way of doing Land Reform’, Surplus People's Project, 2011
- State may arrest PAC leaders for land grab, by Rapule Tabane, 2001
- Ray of hope after day of tears at Bredell, by Baldwin Ndaba and Gudrun Heckl, The Post, 2001
- The Development Decade?: Economic and Social Change in South Africa, 1994 - 2004, ed. Vishnu Padayachee, p.25
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