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‘Restitution has failed’

About 200 people marched to the Civic Centre demanding their land in District Six back, saying they have waited long enough and they want to die on their land. PHOTO: TIYESE JERANJI

10 November 2015


About 200 people marched to the Civic Centre demanding their land in District Six back, saying they have waited long enough and they want to die on their land. PHOTO: TIYESE JERANJI

About 200 people marched to the Civic Centre demanding their land in District Six back, saying they have waited long enough and they want to die on their land. PHOTO: TIYESE JERANJI

By Tiyese Jeranji

“Every month I go visit the land that was taken from us by force. It tears my heart when I see what the city is doing to District Six. They are building, but they don’t want to give us our land back.”

These were the words of a teary Bahia Abrahams as she marched with 200 other people to the Civic Centre in the city centre to demand their land. The march was organised by the District Six Working Committee to address mayor Patricia de Lille so that they could make some progress in getting their land back.

Read the full article from News24.

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