Rhodes University students accuse police of brutality
In one video, a male student is dragged to a police vehicle on his back after he questioned officers.
CAPE TOWN - Rhodes University students have accused the police of brutality, after officers fired rubber bullets at protesters at the institution this afternoon.
In one video, a male student is dragged to a police vehicle on his back after he questioned officers on why they opened fire at demonstrators.
WARNING: This video contains some expletives
A police officer can also be heard saying that students were carrying rocks and bottles.
A number of students are believed to have been injured.
Eleven others have been arrested.
Among those detained is a student who is heard telling police that all they did was attempt to cross the road.
"There is a big different between the two - cipher that out first, and then start arresting. Do your job according to the laws of South Africa. There is a difference between crossing and blocking the road."
Meanwhile, Fort Hare University management has announced the campus will be will closed for two weeks due to the protests.