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Daily Maverick: Opinion: Grahamstown: Police action conceals their failure of the community
23 Oct 2015 - 12:45
"While police monitored a peaceful and legal protest by Rhodes University students and staff at the western end of Grahamstown, shops were being attacked and looted across town. This was despite the fact that members of the Unemployed People's Movement had approached the police a week earlier with concerns that anxiety and rumours over a number of murders involving mutilations could lead to xenophobic attacks if they went unaddressed."