Wallmansthal community demands land back

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This sign was erected by last year to warn people not to erect any structures on the Wallmansthal restituted communal land.

This sign was erected by last year to warn people not to erect any structures on the Wallmansthal restituted communal land.

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This sign was erected by last year to warn people not to erect any structures on the Wallmansthal restituted communal land.

This sign was erected by last year to warn people not to erect any structures on the Wallmansthal restituted communal land.

PRETORIA - The Wallmansthal community in Pretoria is demanding its land back.

Residents were forcefully removed from the area many decades ago.

Their attempts to reclaim the land have fallen on deaf ears.

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The claim was finalised in 2007 but to date, the vast majority of the 446 title deeds have not been handed over to the claimants.