South Africa: Shack-dwellers fear illegal evictions

What rights to South African shack-dwellers have?

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    In the eastern province of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, millions have been forced to build makeshift shack homes to live in.

    A rights group in the province says hundreds of people are being thrown out of their shacks, adding that such actions by the city are illegal in the absence of a court order and the provision of adequate alternative homes.

     

    Al Jazeera’s Fahmida Miller has more from Durban.


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