IN PICTURES – UCT Shut Down Until End Of Week

Over 700 students protested causing UCT management to shut down the university for the rest of the week. All pictures taken for GroundUp News. Read the article here – http://www.groundup.org.za/article/uct-student-leader-vows-continue-protests/

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A student takes a picture along side private security on upper campus.

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Students hold a silent vigil on Jammie steps after clashes with police and private security during the night.

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After disrupting numerous lectures, students sang and danced at the Leslie Social building. Here they regrouped.

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Politics professor Swazi Lushaba addresses the crowd.

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Hundreds of students including non protesters joined to listen.

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The Leslie Social building was filled to capacity.

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Students then regrouped and marched to Bremner building.

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Over 700 joined the protest.

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Students sang as they made their way to Bremner.

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Outside Bremner building, students sang struggle songs and danced.

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Student leader Athabile Nonxuba addressed the audience. Students wanted UCT Vice councillor Max Price to come to Bremner but he wasn’t available. Instead, the Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor Anwar Mall attended.

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UCT will be closed until the end of week.

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