MO­HAMED HAS­SAN ( 35), SNAKE PARK, SOWETO

CityPress - - Front Page - – Khadija Pa­tel and Zinhle Maphumulo

“Po­lice gave me a choice to ei­ther save my life or my shop. They told me they can’t pro­tect me be­cause they were out­num­bered. I grabbed what­ever I could and ran out of the shop while the crowd pushed into my shop – tak­ing ev­ery­thing. “As I watched from a dis­tance, po­lice of­fi­cers were car­ry­ing cooldrinks from my shop. Some were lean­ing against their vans, watch­ing as peo­ple car­ried away all that I owned.”

Mo­hamed Has­san

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