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Hout Bay burning

It’s hectic (see some pics here care of News24.com). And although the violence is never ok, who’s to say what is right and wrong when people have been living in abject poverty for so long.

Makes me think of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs: mess with the basic principles that make us feel safe, warm and fed and most people will probably lose their mind.

Article care of News24.com

‘Cape Town – Violence has broken out in Hout Bay, as officials demolish shacks in the Hangberg area.

According to reports, structures in the firebreak on the Sentinel are being demolished. Roads have been blocked with burning tyres and stones are being thrown.

Hout Bay police spokesperson Warrant Officer Tanya Lesch confirmed to News24 that shacks are being demolished by the City of Cape Town’s land invasion unit.

She said metro police and police are at the scene’

Such a sad sad vibe…

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