Friday, March 14, 2008

White Student Stripped at South African University

http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,,2-7-1442_2287825,00.html

News24.com [South Africa]
14 March 2008

UFS e-mail untrue - rector

Bloemfontein - Allegations of disorder on the main campus of the University of the Free State (UFS) contained in an anonymous e-mail that was circulating in South Africa were untrue, said Rector Frederick Fourie on Thursday.

The e-mail makes reference to Tuesday morning, March 4, and tells of incidents of intimidation by black students which allegedly took place on the main campus in Bloemfontein.

Fourie said: "In the e-mail it was alleged a white girl was attacked at the food court, her clothes ripped from her body and thrown off the Thakaneng Bridge, the university's student centre, and that she had to run back to her residence (naked)." [...]