We received a series of distressing messages from our audience members in South Africa. These WhatsApp messages, along with shocking firsthand accounts, will redefine the notion of national identity in South Africa.
In this powerful video, we give you the clipped as well as raw footage of the recent civil unrest that shook South Africa between July 9th and 18th, 2021, commonly known as the 2021 South African unrest. This wave of chaos engulfed the provinces of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, triggered by the imprisonment of former President Jacob Zuma for contempt of court.
These raw and unfiltered messages from South African residents, edited for timing purposes, give voice to the real-life experiences endured during these tumultuous events. We invite you to bear witness to the shocking stories that reveal the true essence of the nation’s identity.If you were present in Phoenix during these events, we urge you to share your firsthand experiences, as we strive to gather a comprehensive account of the challenges faced by all. Your comments and insights are invaluable in understanding the impact on individuals and communities.
We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our Global Indian correspondent in South Africa, Narendh Ganesh, and our Global Indian Ambassador to South Africa, Rajesh Gopie, along with the numerous individuals who reached out to contribute to this important conversation.Please note that this video contains sensitive content, including real-life testimonies, and viewer discretion is advised. Together, let us shed light on the truth and strive for a better future.