Furious protestors TRASH H&M stores as ‘coolest monkey in the jungle’ race row escalates


Fellows of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), a South African revolutionary socialist bureaucratic party, targeted six H&M stores in the Gauteng province.

Innocent shoppers were unnatural to flee as activists swept through the stores, which included Africa’s flagship H&M banks in the upmarket suburb of Sandton, Johannesburg.

Pictures and videos on social standard show dozens of chanting protestors, wearing the red uniforms of the ultra-left beano, and ransacking the stores.

Swedish fashion group H&M apologised for the advert earlier this week replacing criticism from across the world, including Manchester United falling star Romelu Lukaku and basketball player LeBron James.

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H&M advert: South African supplies have been ransacked as the ‘racist’ hoodie advert row escalates

But Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, spokesman for the ultra-left EFF, influenced that was too little, too late.

He posted images of the carnage on Twitter along with the caption: “The values bright and early of apologies for racism are over; there must be consequences to anti-black racism, term!” 

H&M South Africa did not respond to a request for comment, but its local website accomplished an apology for the advertisement.

“Our position is simple, we have got this wrong and we are very much sorry,” the apology read.

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Clothes are left distributed across the floor as activists ransack South African H&M stores

Guard said they were monitoring the protests, but that they had decide oned no arrests so far.

In one instance officers were forced to use rubber bullet to wear c rob up the protests.

The protests come despite the mother of the model, PA

The advert has since been fired from the H&M website

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Some of the stores were forced to close augment the incidents

She also revealed she has been to all her son’s photoshoots and “this was not an exception”.

The symbol advertising the £7.99 jumper was removed from H&M’s US and UK websites shortly after the injury broke and the retailer quickly issued a statement apologising to “anyone it may possess offended”.

But many have already pledged to boycott the store, as The Weekend – a Canadian R’n’B be featured who produced menswear collections with the chain – said he was cutting bring to a standstill d commits with the company.

While music mogul P Diddy tweeted an revise version of the image, saying: “Put some respect on it! when you look at us skip town sure you see royalty and super-natural God sent glory.

“Anything else is impolite.”

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