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Photos from the Daveyton protest

The lives of people, including those of pupils, came to a standstill as protest in Daveyton, Ekurhuleni heightened.

Residents in Daveyton are protesting after their shacks were destroyed and their belongings looted.

Here are pictures from the protest.


The community took advantage of the protest over land and looted
foreign owned tuckshops during the protest. Picture Credit: Thulani Mbele

Protesters on the streets of Daveyton. Picture Credit: Thulani Mbele

Protest in Daveyton as residents barricaded the streets with burning
tyre, stones and rubbish from nearby houses protesting over housing
and land. Picture Credit: Thulani Mbele

The Community of Daveyton dancing and singing as a truck carrying 
their belongings arrived. Picture Credit: Thulani Mbele

Residents of Daveyton chased away a truck carrying  their belongings,
they complained that not everything was brought by the red ants.
Picture Credit: Thulani Mbele

Protest in Daveyton as residents barricaded the streets with burning
tyre, stones and rubbish from nearby houses protesting over housing
and land. Picture Credit: Thulani Mbele

Protest in Daveyton as residents barricaded the streets with burning
tyre, stones and rubbish from nearby houses protesting over housing
and land. Picture Credit: Thulani Mbele
 

Police shot at residents as residents retaliated by throwing stones.
Picture Credit: Thulani Mbele

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