• H&M Stores Trashed in Anti-Racism Protest

    5 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Two outlets of Swedish retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB in South Africa were trashed in an anti-racism protest by the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters party on Saturday, broadcaster eNCA reported.
    The targeted stores are in shopping malls in Johannesburg's financial district, Sandton, and the capital, Pretoria, eNCA reported on its website, showing pictures of mannequins and clothes scattered on the floor. This is part of a nationwide protest by the EFF against an ad for a child's sweater which was seen as racist. Demonstrations were also taking place at other malls in the Gauteng...
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  • South Africa party storms H&M stores over monkey shirt ad

    5 monthes ago - By Stl Today

    JOHANNESBURG - Members of a South African opposition party stormed into some H&M stores across the country on Saturday to protest a promotional image of a black child wearing a sweatshirt with the words "Coolest monkey in the jungle."
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  • South African protesters ransack H&M stores over 'racist' ad

    5 monthes ago - By Reuters

    JOHANNESBURG - Protesters angered by a "racist" H&M advertisement ransacked several of the Swedish fashion group's South African stores on Saturday.
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