The University of the Western
Cape protesters arrested this week are complaining their bail conditions are
As part of the bail conditions
students are not allowed onto the UWC campus while the case is pending, and if
they want to write exams, special arrangements need to be made to write at a
Meanwhile, at the Sister
Campus CPUT Bellville a number of students have been rushed to a near-by
hospital for treatment.
This is after the protesting
students clashed with the police today, and police using rubber bullets and
teargas to disperse the crowd.
Busisiwe Makeleni, a leader of
the FeesMustFall campaign in CPUT says, she is one of the victims who was short
in the face by police. Makeleni explains…….
were given a directive to shoot any other situation no matter what is
happening. CPUT Cape Town students were arriving in Bellville Campus and got
shot, I was one of them, I got shot on my face by a rubber bullet while we were
trying to engage with the police.
She added that “Sadly we have 26 students
arrested right now and we trying to take them out so that we can discuss the
way forward. Right now we are camping at the institution and waiting for any
feedback from the guys that are arrested. No movement on campus at the moment,
we are waiting.”
Both University management
could not be reached for comment
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