Masiphumelele: no way in or out

Police and protesters confront each other in Masiphumelele on 29 September. Photo by Masixole Feni.

By 2am on Friday, the main road and all roads coming in and out of Masiphumelele were blocked by protesters. Residents placed containers and old cars in the roads to block the police from coming into the community. No one was allowed to go to work or to take pictures of the protest.