South Africa's Hout Bay in Lockdown as Violent Protests Escalate

The informal settlement of Imizamo Yethu in Cape Town's Hout Bay has seen the roads being blocked and tyres and informal structures set alight. Protesters are calling on the provincial government to make good on promises made to residents when the settlement was destroyed by fire in March this year.

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"Madam mayor. Come & sleep just one night. Maybe you'll feel the pain inside the tin" - a message to Patricia De Lille - Imizamo Yethu Protester in Hout Bay

Third day of protests at Imizamo Yethu in Hout Bay. This resident asks 'where is the mayor'

Protests outside police station where authorities are keeping a close watch as Imizamo Yethu protests in Hout Bay continue.

A little bit of downtime between protests at Imizamo Yethu informal settlement in Hout Bay

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