About a hundred protest forced evictions in Woodstock

by Ashraf

Protesters and residents gather in Bromwell Street to march against forced evictions in Woodstock, Cape Town. 28 families are planning to be removed in the coming weeks.  The protest was spear headed by Reclaim the City, a civil society group campaigning for affordable housing in Cape Town.

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Bromwell Residence Evictions Protest

Bromwell Residence Evictions Protest

Protesters march down Bromwell street in Woodstock towards the Old Biscuit Mill

Bromwell Residence Evictions Protest

Bromwell Residence Evictions Protest

Activist Zackie Achmat speaks to security at one of the entrances at the Old Biscuit Mill. The gate was closed and protesters were barred from entering.

Bromwell Residence Evictions Protest

Bromwell Residence Evictions Protest

Protesters have a sit in at the main entrance to the Old Biscuit Mill

Bromwell Residence Evictions Protest

Onlookers watch st the protest enters into the Old Biscuit Mill

Bromwell Residence Evictions Protest

Bromwell Residence Evictions Protest

Resident Charnell Commando speaks to the audience at the Old Biscuit Mill. Charnell grew up in Bromwell Street and has been living there for over 20 years.

Bromwell Residence Evictions Protest

Bromwell Residence Evictions Protest

Resident Jienen Fleurs speaks to the audience.

Bromwell Residence Evictions Protest

Bromwell Residence Evictions Protest

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