Farm protests in Western Cape

 
 
 
  • Policeman protect a shop from being looted by farm workers during a demonstration due to low wages in the town of Grabouw, South Africa. (Schalk van Zuydam, AP)
  • Farm workers look out for police in the rain as they stand at their house during a demonstration due to low wages in the town of Grabouw. (Schalk van Zuydam, AP)
  • Policeman provide security as farm workers demonstrate against low wages in the background. (Schalk van Zuydam, AP)
  • (Schalk van Zuydam, AP)
  • (Schalk van Zuydam, AP)
  • (Schalk van Zuydam, AP)
  • (Schalk van Zuydam, AP)
  • Blood streams down the face of a farmworker injured during wage protests at Grabouw. (Schalk van Zuydam, AP)
  • A car believed to be connected to a media outlet was set alight by protestors in De Doorns. (Henk Kruger via Twitter)
  • A picture of what the N1 looks like at De Doorns (Aletta Gardner via Twitter)
  • Police officers monitor striking farmworkers in Wolseley. Workers say they will not return to the fruit growing region's farms until they receive a daily wage of at least R150 per day. (Rodger Bosch, AFP)
  • A police officer rolls a car tyre away from a group of striking farmworkers in Wolseley. Strikers have used tyres to set up burning barricades during their protests. (Rodger Bosch, AFP)
  • Police officers monitor striking farmworkers in Wolseley. Workers say they will not return to the fruit growing region's farms until they receive a daily wage of at least R150 per day. (Rodger Bosch, AFP)
  • Looting at a store in Grabouw. (EWN, via Twitter)
  • De Doorns (@die_jurger, via Twitter)
  • (Schalk van Zuydam, AP)
  • Grabouw. (Gerrit Schaafsma, via Twitter)
  • De Doorns (@Die_Jurger, via Twitter)
  • De Doorns. (@Helivac, via Twitter)
  • Grabouw. (EWN, via Twitter)
  • N1 at De Doorns. (EWN, via Twitter)
  • Grabouw. (EWN, via Twitter)
  • A heavy police presence is being felt in Grabouw. (Gerrit Schaafsma, Landbouweekblad, via Twitter)
  • It was reported that farmers in the Hex River Valley had employed private security personnel to protect their property against strikers. De Doorns. (Xolani Koyana, via Twitter)
  • Strikers were reportedly turning away trucks and buses in the Wolesley area to stop non-striking farm workers from going to work. (EWN, via Twitter)
  • Grabouw. (EWN, via Twitter)
  • Grabouw. (Gerrit Schaafsma, Landbouweekblad, via Twitter)
  • (Justine Gerardy, via Twitter)
  • De Doorns. (@Bosbeer2006, via Twitter)
  • De Doorns. (@Bosbeer2006, via Twitter)
  • Wolseley (EWN, Twitter)