October 20, 2015

VIDEO: Group of white students surrounded Afrikaans poet Totius statue, in a bid to protect it against black students who demanded the removal of the statue


Potchefstroom - Tensions ran high at the University of the North West in Potchefstroom during a stand-off between white and black students over the feared removal of a statue of Afrikaans poet Totius.
Following a meeting with NWU Vice Chancellor Dan Kgwadi, where the issue of the statue was discussed, a group of white students surrounded Totius, in a bid to protect it, according to a student who was part of Reform PUK.
Black students stood in front of them singing struggle songs.
NWU's Professor Johannes Froneman confirmed that there were students "protecting" the statue.


Totius wil nie val nie. Wit studente vorm menslike skild teen betogers

20 Oct 2015: Vandag moes die studente wat tradisionele Puk-waardes ondersteun vasstaan langs Totius se standbeeld terwyl #Totiusmustfall en #ReformPUK hul danspassies uitgevoer het.

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