Cosatu to march against racism

2011-09-21 12:43
Johannesburg - A protest march against racism will be held in Delareyville, North West, on Wednesday, said the Congress of SA Trade Unions.

Spokesperson Solly Phetoe said the march was against the violence and killings of farm workers in the area.

The union was also demanding basic services for the poor people living there and recreational facilities for the youth.

Phetoe said protesters would march to the Delareyville Magistrate's Court and hand over a memorandum.

He claimed the courts had previously dismissed cases where black people had been attacked by white farmers in the area.

Similar marches would be held in Lichtenburg, Potchefstroom and Vryburg.

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