Watch Video: Students at South Africa’s Rhodes University clash with police in ongoing protests against increase fees


Students at Rhodes University in South Africa have clashed with police in the ongoing nationwide protests against plans to increase fees.

.Police confront one of the students. She reacts furiously after being showed by one of the officers.

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Police confront one of the students. She reacts furiously after being showed by one of the officers.
.One student, in a red t-shirt, confronts the police and criticise their heavy-handed tactics

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One student, in a red t-shirt, confronts the police and criticise their heavy-handed tactics
.He says the students want the ruling ANC party to honour its 1994 promise of free education for all

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He says the students want the ruling ANC party to honour its 1994 promise of free education for all
.He punches the air as he shouts the rallying cry Amandla!

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He punches the air as he shouts the rallying cry “Amandla” and then the other students respond




.The police apprehend him and drag him down towards the police van

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The police apprehend him and drag him down towards the police van
.More police officers join in carrying the student to the police van

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More police officers join in carrying the student to the police van
.The police then move forward to shoot






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The police then move forward to shoot rubber bullets to disperse the students
.Undeterred one of the students walks casually across the line of fire

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Undeterred one of the students walks casually across the line of fire

A video of the confrontation below


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