OLD BRAKPAN LOCATION OCCUPATION

They were forcibly removed under apartheid. Now they want their land back. But it’s occupied.

And a planned mega-housing project also stands in their way

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Feature | 8 October 2018

Showdown over land occupation in Brakpan looms

Eviction order is in place says councillor, but occupiers vow to resist

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Brief | 30 August 2018

Power struggle between ANC and EFF in Brakpan turns violent

Some residents oppose EFF’s involvement in land occupation

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News | 23 July 2018

DA and EFF at odds over Brakpan land occupation

Occupiers want ward councillor to address them in person

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News | 4 July 2018

Rubber bullets fired at EFF-led Brakpan land occupiers

300 shacks demolished but occupiers say they are not leaving

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News | 27 June 2018

EFF runs land occupation in Brakpan

But the municipality, which owns the land, wants to develop it for housing

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News | 22 June 2018