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Students at Pretoria Girls' High School (PGHS) have rallied the support of tertiary students from the University of Pretoria (or, Tuks). 

It's not the first time a school's code on hair has made headlines. In 2011 a 15-year-old Rstafarian boy was suspended from Joe Slovo Engineering High School for refusing to cut his dreadlocks.

In 2014, Ammaar Watson, a student in Grade 9 at Belgravia High School was asked to cut his hair which the school said was in too "exotic" a style.

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