IN PICS | Cape Town protesters met with stun grenades

15 October 2021 - 14:24 By Esa Alexander
A group of people protesting against Cape Town’s new by-laws were dispersed by law enforcement officials and public order police.
A group of people protesting against Cape Town’s new by-laws were dispersed by law enforcement officials and public order police.
Image: Esa Alexander

A group of people protesting against Cape Town’s new Unlawful Occupation Bylaw and amended Streets Bylaw were met with stun grenades when law enforcement officials and public order police dispersed the crowd.

Photographer Esa Alexander was there  to capture the moment. 

Police tackle one of the protesters in Cape Town.
Police tackle one of the protesters in Cape Town.
Image: Esa Alexander
Stun grenades were fired at people protesting against Cape Town’s new Unlawful Occupation By-law and amended Streets By-law.
Stun grenades were fired at people protesting against Cape Town’s new Unlawful Occupation By-law and amended Streets By-law.
Image: Esa Alexander
Law enforcement officials dispersed the protesters in Cape Town.
Law enforcement officials dispersed the protesters in Cape Town.
Image: Esa Alexander
Protesters flee as stun grenades are fired to disperse the group.
Protesters flee as stun grenades are fired to disperse the group.
Image: Esa Alexander

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