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  1. Thousands of people marched on the N1 during the farms protest. Police used gas, stun grenades and rubber bullets to try to control the crowds. Photo: Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
  2. A farmworker points his fighting stick at police as if it is a gun, during a demonstration due to low wages in the town of Grabouw. Photo: AP
  3. A protester flees as police fire rubber bullets at a large crowd on the N1 in De Doorns. File photo: Henk Kruger
  4. A woman sits among the debris of a Shoprite in Grabouw that was damaged by looters. Photo: Thomas Holder
  5. Police patrol a road leading into De Doorns where protesters tried to set some vineyards alight. File photo: Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
  6. Police fire rubber bullets while protesters throw stones at them. File photo: Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
  7. A man driving a bakkie with a caravan near the Hexkoel cold storage facility was forced to turn around when he approached a group of protesters around 10am.. Photo: Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
  8. A journalist takes pictures of the Independent Newspapers car which was set alight during the farmworker strike in De Doorns. Photo: Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
  9. An Independent Newspaper car alight in De Doorns. Photo: Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
  10. Police arrest a protester on the N1 highway. Photo: Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
  11. Farmworkers demonstrate due to low wages in Grabouw. Photo: AP
  12. Police protect a shop from being looted by farmworkers during a demonstration due to low wages in Grabouw Photo: AP
  13. Police provide security as farmworkers demonstrate against low wages in the background, by placing rocks in a road, in Grabouw. Photo: AP
  14. Farmworkers demonstrate due to low wages in the town of Grabouw. Photo: AP
  15. A policeman provide security as farmworkers demonstrate due to low wages in the town of Grabouw. Photo: AP
 

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