Statement on the Constitution and lawful protest | Faculty of Law

By | 25th February 2016
“We further acknowledge that many of the concerns highlighted by the student movements over the last year are of national significance, particularly the issues relating to designated groups having access to opportunities to study and work at institutions of higher learning and to thrive successfully at those institutions. However, we do not condone unlawful, violent and morally reprehensible modes of protest that among others, manifest in racist speak and action, as well as acts of violence against persons and property. Members of this faculty have as recently as October condemned the use of excessive force by the SAPS, and this view still holds. – See more at:http://www.law.uct.ac.za/news/law-faculty-comments-protest#sthash.Q9AQV4vT.dpuf

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