Rape and Murder of South African University Student Sparks Social Media Campaign

Maria Perez
Sep 4, 2019 - 12:16
Rape and Murder of South African University Student Sparks Social Media Campaign

The murder and rape of a University of Cape Town student has led to a national cry to end violence against women in South Africa.

Uyinene Mrwetyana, 19, was reported missing after she was last seen in Claremont, Cape Town, sometime last week. Mrwetyana, a freshman at the University of Cape Town, was reportedly trying to pick up a package on August 24 after 2 p.m. when she was told the power was out and to return later, according to TimesLIVE.

When she returned to the post office, a 42-year-old unidentified man who works at the...

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