HM wardrobe stores in South Africa have been trashed currently in response to the ‘monkey in the jungle’ hoodie controversy.
Members of the Economic Freedom Fighters protested opposite the country this morning and social media was full of images of shops being crushed up.
Clothes racks were pushed over, mannequins thrown on the building and garments broken in HM stores at Sandton City and Menlyn in Johannesburg.
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The Sandton Chronicle reported Police Captain Granvile Meyer said: ‘The EFF supporters have caused repairs inside the [HM] store.
‘The border of the repairs is not nonetheless famous given the store has sealed and store crew have left.’
‘No damages were caused outward of the store.’
Protesters wore red and danced outward dialect stores, some held signs which said: ‘HM contend “hello” to coolest monkeys.’
However, EFF Deputy President Floyd Shivambu congratulated members for physically opposed racism.
He proudly tweeted out pictures of the repairs finished to HM stores.
That @hm nonsense of a wardrobe store is now confronting consequences for its racism. All receptive people should determine that the store should not be allowed to continue handling in South Africa. Well finished to Fighters who physically confronted racism. pic.twitter.com/cgdedYGoOj
— Floyd Shivambu (@FloydShivambu) Jan 13, 2018
— HM (@hm) Jan 9, 2018
‘It can't be after 350 years, we still have to be subjected to such written insults as Africans.’
A worldwide media firestorm started progressing this week after pictures emerged of a immature black child indication wearing ‘smartest gorilla in the jungle hoodie’.
HM faced critique from groups opposite the universe and eventually private all traces of the picture from their websites and literature.
The wardrobe company tweeted an apology.