LIVE BLOG: Police use rubber bullets to disperse EFF H&M protesters

Members of the Economic Freedom Front (EFF) attacked H&M stores across the country on Saturday in protest against a racist advert by the company. Photo: Twitter.

JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng police have confirmed to eNCA that rubber bullets were fired at an H&M store at the East Rand Mall on Saturday.

No injuries have been reported.

H&M has closed several stores across Gauteng following the protests.

Members of the Economic Freedom Front (EFF) attacked H&M stores across the country on Saturday in protest against a racist advert by the company.

The retailer used a black child to model a sweatshirt with the slogan "coolest monkey in the jungle".

It’s since removed the online advert.

READ: ‘Racist’ H&M sweater ad ruffles feathers


 

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