SABL Land Grab

Between 2003 and 2011, more than 5 million hectares of land was stolen from rural communities using fraudulent agriculture leases.
In 2013, a Commission of Inquiry declared the leases unlawful, but the govt. was slow to take any effective action.
Although the govt. now claims many of the leases have been cancelled, the details have not been released and other major issues still remain.

Rural communities are yet to receive justice over the SABL land grab despite suffering massive losses
Since the Commission of Inquiry reported in 2013, the government has made many false promises
A Commission of Inquiry investigated the SABL land grab and concluded the leases were invalid
The SABL leases were issued without following proper process and landholders did not give their informed consent…