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Tuks students face disciplinary action after "blackface"

Two University of Pretoria students are facing displinary action, after a picture of them dressed as African domestic workers went viral.

The students were at a private party, covered in brown paint, wearing head scarves and had stuffed pillows under their skirts to enlarge their buttocks

The university has confirmed via statement,  that the students behaviour is unacceptable and  have brought the university's name into disrepute.

Last week ,the SA Human Rights commission released a report showing an increase in race related incidents particulary in universities.

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Two University of Pretoria students are facing displinary action, after a picture of them dressed as African domestic workers went viral.

The students were at a private party, covered in brown paint, wearing head scarves and had stuffed pillows under their skirts to enlarge their buttocks

The university has confirmed via statement,  that the students behaviour is unacceptable and  have brought the university's name into disrepute.

Last week ,the SA Human Rights commission released a report showing an increase in race related incidents particulary in universities.

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August 6, 2014 - 10:33am

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