Student thugs have cost their cause the public's sympathy

18 February 2016 - 02:26 By The Times Editorial

Sickening scenes of vandalism, arson and thuggery at the University of Cape Town this week reflect extremely poorly on the #RhodesMustFall movement, which organised the latest round of protests on the troubled campus.There is considerable sympathy across the class and race divide for the plight of poor, mainly black, students whose families make tremendous sacrifices to pay for a university education for their children.

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