Unlawful actions may cost student movement public sympathy, FeesMustFall leader warns

Johannesburg – The Fees Must Fall student movement may begin to lose some public sympathy due to some unlawful and unconstitutional actions taken by some of its members, says leader Nompendulo Mkhatshwa.

“My biggest fear right now, [is] that we are losing a lot of public sympathy because we are so frustrated, we are aggravated and we don’t know how to still achieve what we can achieve but within law-abiding means,” Mkhathswa, who is also president of the student representative council at the University of Witwatersrand said on Tuesday.

Mkhathswa was addressing reporters at the #IAmConstitution debate at Constitutional Hill in Braamfontein, Johannesburg shortly before joining a panel on stage.


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