PHOTOS: UCT at Boiling Point… but “Violence is Not the Answer”

Last week Western Cape photographer JUSTIN SULLIVAN reported on a beautiful and peaceful candlelit vigil at CPUT (Cape Peninsula University of Technology). Today he witnessed the contrast. An outbreak of violence at the University of Cape Town (UCT).

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“It was terrible to see violence erupt on UCT Campus this afternoon,” he says, “especially after my previous post on the peaceful vigil at CPUT.

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“In honour of fair and unbiased reporting, at no stage during the initiation of this altercation did Private Security provoke students.

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“What followed was a few minutes of chaos that will render many different reports from various sources, but at the end of the day we should not be here.

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“Violence is not the answer… Violence is not the answer.”

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All Photos © Justin Sullivan at UCT, 18 October 2016

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