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with iron or firearms bars, South Africans organized themselves in patrols during the disorders that inflamed the country in recent days, well decided to do justice themselves against rioters and looters, at the risk of 'Further feed violence.
Bag Stores, Bire Buildings, Cut Transport, KwaZulu-Natal Coastal Region (KZN, East) and the economic capital Johannesburg were caught in a whirlwind of violence and flights, on the background of economic difficulties and unemployment. In all, 117 people have found death in a few days.
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A Phoenix, a Township of Durban on the Indian Ocean, 20 people were killed since the beginning of the week. According to the police, clashes between residents seeking to protect their neighborhood and presumed looters are at the origin of the disorders.
The Minister of Police Bheki Cele had noted the day before that "racial tensions have tainted these disorders". The #phoenixMassacre word appears on Twitter.
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Videos of incredible violence circulate on social networks. They show men of Indian origin beating brutally black men on the ground. Immobile on the bitumen but aware, a young black man with gaping wounds in the arm and in the back, seems seriously injured.
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The day before, in a shopping center for thirty KM south of Johannesburg, ravaged by looting, AFP attended violent tobacco passages.
residents dragged the presumed loot on the ground. In a crash of cries and shots in the air, they beaten them. When one of them tried to escape, one of the torquers smashed him a bottle of beer on the skull before dragging him on the ground, the blood of his wound flowing in his neck.
police and military who remained remotely, were then content to recover some handcuffed suspects.
This type of scenes worries the authorities, who warned against the risks of this popular justice that adds to violence.
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"Do not take the law on your behalf", urged Thursday in the press conference, the Minister of the Acting Presidency, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, regretting that some brandish firearms to respond to the incidents taking place in their neighborhoods.
last year, South Africa counted 1.202 murders in raids conducted by "vigilance" groups, according to police statistics.
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in May, nine boys were tied up, beaten and taken on a football field to Zandspruit, in northern Johannesburg. Accused of terrorizing the neighborhood according to the local media, residents have sprayed them from paraffin before inflaming them. Eight of them are dead.
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