Understanding the student demos in South Africa

By Sallie Grayson. Filed in project background  |  
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Sallie asked Paul Miedema – our local partner in South Africa which was the best news source to help us understand – this SA student demo (1)was his reply

Here is a good starting point Sallie . It has been a momentous week. Most of our universities are shut, and demonstrations decended on parliament today. Police have been brutal. Politicians who went to the demonstrations were told to leave. The message is clear. Accessible tertiary education for all. I will post some more tomorow. I am so proud that the spirit of socialism sits within our youth, and they are displaying agency. It might come at a high cost though, as exams loom and no end is in site yet.


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