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Department of Justice security file on Ernest Moabi Dipale

Department of Justice1981-11-09

South African History Archive (SAHA)

South African History Archive (SAHA)

This is the front cover of the Department of Justice security file on Ernest Moabi Dipale, dated 9 November 1981. Dipale was found dead in his cell at John Vorster Square on 8 July 1982 - five months after the death of Neil Aggett. Only 21 at the time of his death, Dipale had been subjected to severe assault and torture, including the use of electric shocks. This front cover is included in "Between Life and Death: Stories from John Vorster Square" - a DVD produced as part of this project. Included in SAHA online exhibition - 'Between Life and Death: Stories from John Vorster Square', 2012.

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  • Title: Department of Justice security file on Ernest Moabi Dipale
  • Creator: Department of Justice
  • Date: 1981-11-09
  • Physical Dimensions: Access copy - jpg
  • Subject Keywords: Death in detention, Department of Justice, Ernest Moabi Dipale, John Vorster Square - JVS, Sunday Times Heritage Project - STHP, Torture
  • Type: Document
  • Coverage: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Copyright: Department of Justice
  • Collection: SAHA collection AL3282

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