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In pictures: Rhodes falls

In pictures: Rhodes falls

Thousands of people gathered on the University of Cape Town (UCT) upper campus on 9 April to watch the removal of the statue of Cecil John Rhodes. All photos by Masixole Feni for GROUND UP.

First published in GroundUp.

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Photo: Chumane Maxwele pours fake blood over the statue of Rhodes moments before it is removed.

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Photo: At about 17:40, the statue was finally removed.

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Photo: Students boarded the removal truck carrying the statue.

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Photo: And then they were gone.

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