“We are not guilty” – #BLF26

By BO Staff Writer A press statement by BLF on the arrest of the #BLF26, now out on bail. We note the arrest of the 26 Black First Land First (BLF) militants, who were carrying out the revolutionary mandate to recover the R26 billion stolen by whites, and we further note their appearance before the …

Media Alert: #BLF26 Bail Hearing and Press Conference

By Zanele Lwana The Black First Land First (BLF) movement gives notice of the bail hearing of the 26 BLF members currently detained since 19 July 2016 at the Pretoria Central Maximum Security Prison. Details of the court appearance are as follows: Date: 26 July 2016 Time: 8:30 Venue: Pretoria Central Maximum Security Prison, Court …

#BLF26 Political Education Prison Curriculum

By BO Staff Writer From conversations during prison visits with a comrade who conducted political education with fellow incarcerated persons at the Pretoria Central Maximum Security Prison (women’s section) from 19 – 24 July 2016 Theme 1: Colonialism and the division of Africa 1. Indicate the significance of the Berlin Conference and the scramble to …

#BLF26 Political Education Prison Curriculum: Pretoria Central Maximum Security Prison

By BO Staff Writer From discussions with the #BLF26 comrades during the prison visit on 19 July 2016 Theme 1: Precolonial Africa The myth that Africa has contributed nothing to world civilisation must be debunked. Africa is indeed both the cradle of civilisation and the cradle of humanity. Points for discussion: 1. Indicate the interrelatedness …

Black Solidarity Action picket at the Public Protector’s office in Cape Town

Image: Members of Black Solidarity Action reading out a memorandum outside the Provincial office of the Public Protector in Cape Town. By BO Staff Writer Black Solidarity Action (BSA) – a coalition of Black Consciousness and Pan-Afrikanist individuals, groups and movements, staged a picket at the Provincial Public Protector’s office in Cape Town this afternoon. …

BLF condemns the lies peddled by the Public Protector and the arbitrary deprivation of liberty of its 26 detained members

Image: BLF members were arrested after peacefully occupying the Public Protector’s office. Photo: Alaister Russell/The Citizen. By Zanele Lwana On 19 July 2016 at Court 16 in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court BLF’s Andile Mngxitama led 25 comrades from the court cells to the dock chanting “izwe lethu, iAfrika” and “one settler, one bullet” to appear …

The Struggle against White Supremacy and Capitalism

By Black Solidarity Action On Monday, 18 July 2016, South Africa celebrated Mandela Day, which encourages the dedication of 67 minutes at some point during the day to perform charitable deeds. It is also the day that the new hash tag, #67MinutesOfDisruption had been trending to raise awareness of the plight of dismissed workers and …