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UCT Associate Professor explains why he called protesters 'f***ing c**ts'

19 October, 05:00 PM

A UCT Associate Professor of commerce was caught on camera calling protesting students "f***ing c**ts" - he explains why.

Speaking to News24, Peter Ouwehand said the timing of the protest was "nearly criminal" as students are set to write final exams soon.

All lectures and other activities at the University of Cape Town were suspended on Monday following protests over fee hikes.

Students blocked entrances to the institution on Monday morning, in protest against a planned 10.3% increase.

The university appealed to the protesters to remain peaceful.

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