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Faeces Attacks Perpetrators

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are using Internet Explorer or Firefox and you are experiencing problems downloading the pdf file of the Ungovernability Ultimatum, please right click the link and select Save Target As. If using Firefox, please right click and choose Save Link As. Google Chrome does not require this action. This does not apply to the Powerpoint file, which can be downloaded normally.

From May until August 2013, the province has been the location of various acts of political violence involving the use of human faeces.

A dossier of information relating to the individuals responsible for these attacks has been compiled and submitted to law enforcement.

A powerpoint summarising key information can be downloaded here:


City of Cape Town CCTV footage of the 7th August 2013 attack on the N2 highway can be viewed here:


The attacks have occurred in a climate of political violence initiated after an ultimatum threatening to make the province and the city ungovernable was delivered to Premier Helen Zille by the ANC, ANCYL, ANCWL and Cosatu in July 2012. A scanned copy of the ultimatum can be downloaded here:


The content on this page was last updated on 16 September 2013