Interdict application against police postponed - as it happened

2015-10-21 22:30

The interdict application by students against police at the Western Cape High Court has been postponed.

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The LRC are seeking an interdict preventing the police from using force to disperse assembled and gathered, peacefully and unarmed students.

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50 students are gathered outside the central police station in Cape Town, demanding the release of the arrested students.

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Police say that treason charges against protesting students are rubbish.

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"Students have a right to express their grievances peacefully and police must respect this right," said Deprose Muchena, Amnesty International’s Director for Southern Africa.

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South African police must use restraint in response to students participating in nationwide protests, said Amnesty International.

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At Wits University

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Some students could face some very serious charges.

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An interdict against CPUT students.

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The Mandela Rhodes Fellows has released a statement showing solidarity with the students protesting increasing university fees.

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Lawyers are at the Cape Town Central police station trying to help 20 students detained there.

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The ANC said it was "concerned" by the "invasion of the parliamentary premises" by protesting students on Wednesday. It also believed the situation could have been handled "differently".

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The ANC explains their earlier tweet that they have since edited.

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WATCH: Hundreds of protesting students breached the Parliament precinct perimeter today and were pushed back by stun grenades and tear gas while singing the South African national anthem.

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Maties students are now heading to Lillian Ngoyi house.

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Students coming out of the Stellenbosch University library.

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Students coming out of the library, are singing struggle songs and SRC spokesperson James de Villiers says he was told the the riot police plans to move the students away from the Admin B building which they had been occupying since the protest started.

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The students trapped inside the Stellebosch University library have been let out.

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