FIVE University of Cape Town students interdicted from setting foot on campus in the aftermath of the #Shackville protest have until Friday to decide whether they will agree to a court order that would allow them back, provided they stay within the law. The Supreme Court of Appeal’s approach to the case might indicate how the lower courts will treat the broader #FeesMustFall movement, now that tensions are running high at universities. The order suggested by the appeal court on Thursday would be a compromise but would mean the students could return to campus. However, the final outcome of the university’s own disciplinary processes will determine whether they finish their studies. The five students are Alexandria Hotz, Chumani Maxwele, Masixole Mlandu, Slovo Magida and Zola Shokane. The court order said they would not have to concede they were wrong or say they are sorry, but they should not participate in any unlawful conduct or deface or destroy university property. The #Shackvill...

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