The Ministerial Enquiry on Nomzamo (Lwandle) evictions will on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 receive oral presentations from representatives of the relevant parties/organisations.
Each organisation will be afforded an opportunity to present a paper that focuses on the following areas:
sharing research outcomes on mass evictions and illegal occupation of land;
best practices in managing mass evictions;
identifying policy and legal loopholes and shortcomings;
identifying problems with current practice, and
recommendations on appropriate responses.
The parties that have confirmed thus far include higher education institutions; legal and policy research institutions/organisations, and these include the Human Rights Commission of South Africa; National Association of Democratic Lawyers; Lawyers for Human Rights; Community Law Centre- University of Western Cape (UWC); Socio-Economic Rights Institute; South African Slum Dwellers International (SDI) Alliance and the Lwandle Museum.
SOURCE: SOUTH AFRICAN OFFICIAL NEWS