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A farmworker thins fruit on a pear tree on a fruit farm on November... News PhotoCape Town,Crisis,Farm Worker,Fruit,Horizontal,Pear,Rural Scene,Small,South Africa,Strike - Industrial Action,TreePhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPA farmworker thins fruit on a pear tree on a fruit farm on November 15, 2012 close to Wolesley a small rural town about 120Km North of Cape Town, South Africa. Striking South African farmworkers defied a government call to return to work today, with labourers now demanding action after one of their colleagues was killed yesterday in a clashes with police. Protesters insisted they would not return to the fruit growing region's farms until they received a daily wage of at least $17. AFP PBOTO / RODGER BOSCH (Photo credit should read RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)