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D6 claimants demand end to development

About 200 District Six claimants handed over a memorandum to mayor Patricia de Lille calling for land restitution and an end to developments there. Photo: Tracey Adams

05 November 2015


About 200 District Six claimants handed over a memorandum to mayor Patricia de Lille calling for land restitution and an end to developments there. Photo: Tracey Adams

About 200 District Six claimants handed over a memorandum to mayor Patricia de Lille calling for land restitution and an end to developments there. Photo: Tracey Adams

By Siyabonga Kalipa

Cape Town – Seventy-four-year-old Amien Jannicke was one of the more than 200 District Six land claimants who marched to the offices of mayor Patricia de Lille on Wednesday, demanding an end to development in the place they once called home.

The group, which comprised old and young people, sang while marching as they prepared to hand over a memorandum of grievances to De Lille.

Jannicke, who now lives in Mitchells Plain, said the treatment he received when he and his family were removed in 1980 was brutal.

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