Veni, vidi, dormivi!
- Nov 6, 2009
- Reaction score
- Political Leaning
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Police fired rubber bullets on protesting teachers throwing bricks and stones and nurses tore down a gate at a hospital as a nationwide civil servants' strike for higher wages took hold in South Africa on Thursday.
On the second day of the strike for higher wages, teachers in the red T-shirts of their union scattered as police fired to stop them from blocking a stretch of highway during a protest in Johannesburg.
The Associated Press: Violence erupts during South Africa strike
wow, South African teachers mustn't be paid very much, and nurses have also been striking, and blocking access to hospitable.
Nurses tore down a gate at one Johannesburg hospital and striking workers were keeping their non-striking colleagues and patients from entering hospitals around the country.