Andile Lili and Chumani Maxwele — who dropped stinky loads on Cape Town International Airport and Cecil John Rhodes’ statue at the University of Cape Town — have inspired copycats. Venezuela’s protesters are preparing to throw faeces at security forces, adding to their customary arsenal of rocks and petrol bombs. "They have gas; we have excrement," reads an image floating around social media to advertise a "S*** March". The new tactic has been dubbed the "Poopootov", a play on the Molotov cocktails often hurled at police officers during street protests in Venezuela. With inflation in the high triple-digits, shortages of basic medicines, and millions suffering food scarcity, the country is facing a major crisis. Messages have been going viral on Venezuelan WhatsApp groups giving step-by-step instructions and advice on putting together the Poopootov cocktails. Some insist on avoiding glass containers to ensure that the projectiles only humiliate troops rather than injure them. Gravity...

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