Archive for the 'Land occupation (“squatters”)' Category

SOUTH AFRICA – There is war in Cape Town [“electric tasers” are part of it] (2010-10-02)

Posted on February 12 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: This is a press release by the “Mandela Park Backyarders”. Interesting to GlobalShock because it shows the apparent “slippage” of tasers (manufactured by TASER Inc. ???) into the “land battle” to fight government orders to leave unregistered squatter-settlement land. The ANC seems to be prolonging the hated apartheid regime’s policies. The only […]

ALGERIA – Alors que 10 jeunes seront présentés aujourd’hui devant le juge L’atmosphère reste tendue à Diar El Afia [First taser use in slum clearance – police were badly hurt] (2010-11-24)

Posted on November 24 2010 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: SEE FRENCH TEXT BELOW TRANSLATION – This story from Algeria comes from a visitor to “GlobalShock”. The translation – from French – is automatic, so not good, but the information is important: Students and media demonstrating to protest the destruction of their housing., with injuries, but particularly by the police, according to […]