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South Africa: Farm workers’ protests turn violent
Associated Press ^
| Jan 10, 2013 7:58 AM EST
Posted on 01/10/2013 5:45:39 AM PST by Olog-hai
Striking farm workers in South Africa have clashed with police for a second day during protests for higher wages.
The protesters want their daily wages to be more than doubled to 150 South African rand ($17.50). Vineyards in the province are key to South Africas wine industry; laborers also work on apple and other fruit farms.
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: anc; marxism; southafrica
posted on 01/10/2013 5:45:49 AM PST
Look for this to turn into an excuse to massacre white farmers.
posted on 01/10/2013 5:47:39 AM PST
(You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
I wonder what this will do to the Safari hunting business in SA. I was planning a trip.
posted on 01/10/2013 6:30:34 AM PST
(Hey Obama! It's all your fault now, you own it.)
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