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Action Alert, Haiti

Haitian Solidarity


Linking grassroots organisations in global action HaitianAction.Net : Abahlali, the South African shack dwellers movement, is organizing an event in the Kennedy Road shack settlement Feb. 7 “in support of Haitian shack dwellers.” It will be a film showing and discussion, showing a DVD about UN attacks in Cite Soleil. They write: “Abahlali had an all night meeting on Saturday at which this small gesture of solidarity was discussed with representatives from all of the 34 settlements affiliated to the movement. There was tremendous enthusiasm and a hope that ongoing networks of solidarity could be developed between shack dwellers under pressure in different countries.” …. Also, on Feb.6 in Durban, at the Center for Civil Society on the University of KwaZulu Natal campus, a program about the current situation in Haiti.