Rabie ridge protests
‘We told Mashaba we're going to grab that land’
Residents of Rabie Ridge clashed with so-called land grabbers and barricaded roads with burning tyres on 15 April 2019. Some members of the community were unable to go to school and work on Monday because of the violent protest.
Protesting residents in Rabie Ridge intensified their demonstration in Midrand, blocking a road with rocks and burning tyres. It's understood residents don’t want people from neighboring communities to occupy a piece of vacant land. Those who want to build houses said the Economic Freedom told them to occupy the land.218 days ago
There was a standoff between protesters and police which prompted officers to fire rubber bullets in an attempt to control the situation.219 days ago
Rabie Ridge residents are throwing stones at people trying to occupying a piece of land along Modderfontein Road.219 days ago