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To: Ikwezi Mining and Minister of Mineral Resources

Stop the demolition of homes in Newcastle

Stop the demolition of homes in Newcastle

Ikhwezi Mining must immediately stop the demolition of homes in KwaZulu-Natal. The Minister of Mineral Resources must intervene in this matter as a matter of urgency.

Why is this important?

**UPDATE: The Pietermaritzburg High Court ruled today that the families may not be moved to unstable structures.

The Hadebe home in Newcastle, Kwa Zulu Natal will be demolished by Ikhwezi Mining on Friday 15 December 2017. The mine is after the coal in the ground. The Hadebe's and 11 other families were represented by the Department of Land and Rural Affairs who have recently pulled out of the case. The Habede family and its community will be headed to the Pietermaritzburg High Court today, 13 Decemeber 2017, without legal representation. The case will be heard and if the mine wins, these families will spend Christmas in unstable iron structures.

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Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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Reasons for signing

  • People must given a right to say No
  • ngiyibone ngamehlo leyanto ibuhlungu
  • Free the land for the black child!

Updates

2018-07-20 12:17:08 +0200

100 signatures reached

2018-03-29 14:36:23 +0200

50 signatures reached

2017-12-15 12:12:55 +0200

25 signatures reached

2017-12-13 18:10:38 +0200

10 signatures reached