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#UCTShutDown in photos

University of Cape Town (UCT) Students watch as protesters march to different parts of the campus during a university shut down.

After classes at the University of Cape Town (UCT) were suspended on Monday following a protest against a proposed fee hike, protesters occupying the administrative building on the campus were arrested. ASHRAF HENDRICKS captured these scenes.

About 300 students gather outside the Bremner building to voice their demands to the UCT management. Some of the demands include the removal of the double digit increase of 10.3% in fees and they want campus workers to be paid a decent living wage.
About 300 students gather outside the Bremner building to voice their demands to the UCT management. Some of the demands include the removal of the double digit increase of 10.3% in fees and they want campus workers to be paid a decent living wage.
University of Cape Town (UCT) students sing and dance outside one of the numerous blockades during a university shut down. The university eventually asked students and lecturers to leave for the day.
University of Cape Town (UCT) students sing and dance outside one of the numerous blockades during a university shut down. The university eventually asked students and lecturers to leave for the day.
In defiance, protesters make a human chain and sing struggle songs around the Bremner building.
In defiance, protesters make a human chain and sing struggle songs around the Bremner building.
Police ask students to leave or they will be removed forcefully
Police ask students to leave or they will be removed forcefully
a Police officer stands watch as police cut through a make shift lock to enter the building
a Police officer stands watch as police cut through a make shift lock to enter the building
Students come out to an applause as they are arrested and leave the Bremner building
Students come out to an applause as they are arrested and leave the Bremner building
A student is injured after police fire stun grenades to disperse the crowd.
A student is injured after police fire stun grenades to disperse the crowd.
Students scream and sing from inside of a police van after being arrested for occupying the Bremner building
Students scream and sing from inside of a police van after being arrested for occupying the Bremner building.
Police are unable to leave due to students blocking the way
Police are unable to leave due to students blocking the way

 

All images by Ashraf Hendricks

 

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