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'Down the wire for delivery: Orange Farm demo turns ugly as protesters clash with police'

Theme: The WCAR, WSSD & SMI


Call Number: A1.9.4.5_20060900TS
Identifier: AL3290_A1.9.4.5_20060900TS
Title: 'Down the wire for delivery: Orange Farm demo turns ugly as protesters clash with police'
Date: September 2006
Subject: Anti-Privatisation Forum - APF;
Orange Farm;
Police;
Protests;
Service delivery;
The Star
Description: This newspaper clipping titled "Down the wire for delivery: Orange Farm demo turns ugly as protesters clash with police" appeared in The Star in September 2006. The picture accompanying the article is arguably one of the most emotive symbols of post-apartheid community protest over a lack of basic services. Attempting to flee the indiscriminate firing of rubber bullets by police, this unidentified Orange Farm resident screams in pain after being caught up in razor wire that the police had erected next to the Golden Highway, which residents, under the organisation of the Anti-Privatisation Forum (APF) affiliate in the area, blocked. This particular protest - using the tactic of blockading a main road in order to draw attention - went on for several days, with numerous residents being shot and injured. Included in SAHA virtual exhibition - 'Transition's Child: The Anti-Privatisation Forum (APF)'
Contributor: Photographer: Chris Collingridge
Creator: Lebogang Seale
Type: Newspaper article
Format: Access copy - pdf
Preservation copy - tiff
Source: SAHA collection AL3290
Language: English
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: The Star
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