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South Africa Universities Shut Down After Violent Clashes Between Students, Police

As teachers returned to classrooms and tried to resume lectures at the University of the Witwatersrand on October 10, outside their windows police officers and student protestors were once again engaged in violent clashes following a forced closure last month, threatening another shutdown. Protesters demanding free tuition threw rocks at the police, who fired rubber-coated bullets and used tear gas and stun grenades to control the crowds.
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