October 11, 2016 18:10 IST

Student protests in South Africa

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A riot police officer and private security guards attempt to detain a student as they clashed during protests with students demanding free education on Monday at the Johannesburg's University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Credit: Reuters
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Students demanding free education chant slogans in front of burning barricade outside the University of the Witwatersrand at Braamfontein, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Credit: Reuters
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Students demanding free education react as they are fired at by riot police officers during a protest outside the University of the Witwatersrand at Braamfontein, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Credit: Reuters
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A demonstrator holds a placard during student protests demanding free education at the Johannesburg's University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Credit: Reuters
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A demonstrator hurls rocks at shield-wielding private security guards during student protests demanding free education at the Johannesburg's University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Credit: Reuters