Amadiba Commemorates Environmental Defender Sikhosiphi Bazooka Radebe

Amadiba Commemorates Environmental Defender Sikhosiphi Bazooka Radebe

In 2016, South African community leader and mining opponent Sikhosiphi Bazooka Radebe was assassinated at his home. A year on, mining has been stopped (for now) and the people of Xolobeni gathered to remember Bazooka.  By Sheila Berry. Posted by Save Our iMfolozi Wilderness. 14/03/2017 The Human Rights Day celebration on 21 March...

Respect communities’ right to say “NO” – Benchmarks Foundation to Australian High Commission

Respect communities’ right to say “NO” – Benchmarks Foundation to Australian High Commission

South Africa’s Communities’ right to say no to mining and to decide on its own development must be respected and all intimidation stopped, says the Bench Marks Foundation in a memorandum handed to the Australian High Commissioner, Mr Adam McCarthy today. The memorandum was handed over by the organisation’s chairman,...

Amadiba Crisis Committee chairman brutally murdered

Amadiba Crisis Committee chairman brutally murdered

Press release from Amadiba Crisis Committee, 22nd March 2016 Last night, on the evening of the 22nd of March, the chairman of Amadiba Crisis Committee, Sikhosiphi ‘Bazooka’ Rhadebe from Mdatya village in Amadiba, was brutally assassinated outside his house in Lurholweni township, Amadiba area, Mbizana. Our beloved Bazooka made the...