Fees Must Fall

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At no point did the officers acknowledge her while they spoke and laughed amongst themselves.

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The police car was so close to driving this man over. Off screen, a police officer tells him to get up and move.

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This is a photographer who was caught in the chain and was shoved to the ground.

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The students were slowly being pushed away from the building, but stood their ground right here, in a peaceful demonstration. They sat, mostly in silence.

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She kept asking ‘What did I do? What did I do?’

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These are the faces in the crowd.

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‘It’s funny how a group of unarmed students can pose such a huge threat to an organisation such as the government.’

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You never quite understand what a fleeting moment is between life and death until you are in a situation like this.

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A lot of these students were terrified for their lives, but still showed up.

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Students ran at the sound of warning shots and police advancements.

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These are not photographs of a man being shielded by the authorities from ‘violent’ protestors.

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This is a photo of a peaceful protestor, man-handled for absolutely no reason.

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Words and photographs by Tsoku Maela

Instagram: @tsocu

Twitter: @TruthByJay

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