Dear Mandela

Dear Mandela: The dream you went to prison for has never been achieved

 

KPFA Evening News, 02.17.2013

South African President Jacob Zuma, in his State of the Union address, promised to speed the pace of land redistribution and housing construction to replace the country’s urban shantytowns, but nearly 20 years after the end of apartheid, the number of people living in shantytowns has doubled and the state violence to evict the residents has increased.

 

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