Squatters invade vacant land out of sheer desperation

[caption id="attachment_241000" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Squatters from the Bay give their views on land reform, including Mthobeli Oliphant, 41, left, and Yandisa Lotsho, 32, from Motherwell.
Picture: Werner Hills[/caption]

They invade land illegally, not as a deliberate act of defiance against the government, but because the alternative has become unbearable.