A leader of South African student protests is denied bail
JOHANNESBURG — A South African court on Wednesday denied bail to a student leader who was arrested for alleged violence and intimidation during university student protests for free education.
Students and university workers gathered at a Johannesburg courthouse to support Mcebo Dlamini, a former student council president at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. The next hearing in his case is Nov. 15.
News24, a South African media outlet, showed video of Dlamini saying before the bail ruling that he is a "political activist," not a criminal, and that student... read more