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6 arrested at #KhayelitshaOccupation 

Town 2 activists mobilizing their community for the re-occupation of land in the area

Sakhikhaya Dlala

Cape Town- 6 people were arrested on Friday in Town 2 near Khayelitsha after an attempted re-occupation of a vacant plot of land in the area.
The attempted re-occupation happened on Friday night after a 3 hour mobilization campaign around Town 2 that saw Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) and Fees Must Fall activists pledging their solidarity with the people.
The occupation of a vacant plot of land that is in the process of being transferred to the Khayelitsha Development Forum by the City of Cape has been a thorny issue for the Town 2 community, resulting in one death. Mthunzi ‘Ras Moziah’ was shot and killed on the 28th of May at the site of the occupation.
The Town 2 community and Izwe Lethu Community activists are expected to march to the local police station to deliver a memorandum of demands including the release of the arrested activists and an update on the investigation process of murdered activist, Ras Moziah.

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