South Africa Strikes

November 14, 2012 - 1:34 PM
Farmers look on as around 18,000 empty fruit containers burn after being set alight by farm workers in Wolseley, South Africa, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. Violent protests by farm workers have erupted in South Africa after weeks of unrest in the country's mining industry. Television images showed protesters overturn a police truck and set fires in the streets Wednesday in a town in South Africa's Western Cape. The workers have been protesting their wages, saying they want a minimum wage of $17 a day. Currently, workers make about half that amount a day. (AP Photo)