Student Censorship at UKZN

The Freedom of Expression Institute is disconcerted with growing incidents of blatant censorship within South African tertiary education institutions. Several South African institutions of higher learning have experienced a wave of student protests recently, which have been met with hard handed response from the respective administrations. The growing discontent is a result of frustrations from many on-going unresolved grievances within the system. A case in point being the posting of an open letter on the internet by students of the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal. Lukhona Mnguni together with three fellow students, raised their concerns in a letter addressed to the vice chancellor of the University, an action which prompted a disciplinary hearing by the University. Continue reading