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UCT investigates as T-shirt with racist slogan seen on campus

A photograph of a man wearing a T-shirt with ‘Kill All Whites’ written on is circulating on social media.

This is a photograph of a man wearing a t-shirt with ‘Kill All Whites’ scrawled on the back. It has been widely shared on Twitter & Facebook, and has drawn strong criticism. Picture: @DeanMacpherson via Twitter.
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CAPE TOWN – University of Cape Town (UCT) management is investigating after a photograph of a man wearing a T-shirt bearing a racist slogan was circulated on social media.

The institution says it’s not taking the matter lightly.

A photograph of a man wearing a T-shirt with ‘Kill All Whites’ scrawled on the back has been widely shared on Twitter and Facebook, and has drawn strong criticism.

The individual shown in the photo was apparently sitting in a university dining hall.

UCT’s Elijah Moholola says they are taking the matter very seriously and have launched an investigation into the incident.

“We find this to be of most grave concern and as a university, we are investigating the incident.” 

Moholola went onto say they condemn all acts of racism or hate speech and will take whatever steps necessary to address the matter.

It remains unclear if the man is a UCT student or not.

(Edited by Tamsin Wort)

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