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South Africa: Police Kill Bystander at Protest

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Three protesters were arrested and taken to the Hillbrow police station on Wednesday. © 2021 Alon Skuy/Sunday Times (Johannesburg) – The South African police unlawfully used excessive and disproportionate force to disperse student protesters at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) on March 10, 2021, killing a bystander, Human Rights Watch said today. Students at the university have been protesting a decision to block students with unpaid university fees from registering. Human Rights Watch interviewed witnesses and reviewed media reports and video footage of…

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