Photo Essay: Anatomy of a South African Riot

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The road blocks achieved their goal of disrupting traffic.  Some vehicles refused to concede right of way.  Enterprising mini-buses left tracks of tar and soot along their improvised paths.  Often, cars were chased and attacked by community members for attempting to pass.

The road blocks achieved their goal of disrupting traffic. Some vehicles refused to concede right of way. Enterprising mini-buses left tracks of tar and soot along their improvised paths. Often, cars were chased and attacked by community members for attempting to pass.

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