Swift action on fight video

University of Southern Queensland manager (counselling and health student services) Dr Nancy Hoare said there was the potential people would attempt to copy the actions witnessed in online videos, particularly those that went viral. “We are very social creatures,” she said.

A woman attempts to intervene in a fight between two Harristown State High School students while other students jeer and shout racial abuse.

A VIDEO posted online of two Harristown State High School students fighting outside the school was pulled by the Department of Education yesterday.

The graphic video, which went live on YouTube last Thursday, captured two male students dressed in school uniform trading punches and kicks. It appears to have been shot by another student.

A woman attempted to intervene in the fight but was unable to halt the violence.

Students could be heard shouting racist abuse at one of the students involved and encouraging the other to “hit him”.

A Department of Education spokesman said once notified the department took “immediate action” to remove the video from YouTube.


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