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100 UK Divestment Commitments

Amazing news – we’ve passed 100 divestment commitments in the UK! It’s been incredible watching such a range of institutions – from universities, to faith, to health, to local government and pension funds – publicly commit to cut their ties with the fossil fuel industry, and see some of the incredible organising and campaigning that has got us there. And it’s still growing.

Commemoration for Sikhosiphi Bazooka Radebe

The Human Rights Day celebration on 21 March 2017, at Xolobeni on the Wild Coast, was supported by a crowd of 1100 people from all over South Africa, who gathered in solidarity with the amaPondo people. The event was to commemorate the ruthless assassination of community leader, Sikhosiphi Bazooka Radebe, a year ago, on 22 March 2016, outside his home, when two men, posing as policemen, shot him seven times in the head. The police have yet to find his murderers. Radebe, a well-known soccer player, was Chairman of the Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC) and an outspoken anti-mining activist.

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