SAFTU and United Front have called for a consumer boycott of goods sourced from Oak Valley Estate.
A community protest to support the Oak Valley strikers has been met by police violence and threats from ‘Coloured’ workers.
Farmworkers in Grabouw led by CSAAWU have been on strike since Monday, 6 May.
Farmworkers and their organisations organised a speak-out to highlight the new wave of evictions that is said to be linked to calls for expropriation of land without compensation.
Looting of shops owned by foreign nationals flared up in De Doorns during a protest against unemployment and bribery for jobs on farms in the area.
The final hearing on the amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution was held in Cape Town this past weekend.
AFRA argues that the expropriation of land that labour tenants and farm dwellers currently live on and use must be tested under the existing legal framework.