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Sharpeville massacre - how it began

1960-03-21

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After the people's protest; after the Sharpville killings, after 20 000 people had been detained; after 156 days of night mare, the Government closed another chapter in our country's history. There was to be no change. Apartheid and baaskap were to stay. (Photgrapg by Drum Photographer BAHA) pass demontration around the Union

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  • Title: Sharpeville massacre - how it began
  • Date: 1960-03-21
  • Location: Sharpeville
  • Subject Keywords: Drum Magazine,killings,police brutality,violence,marching,protesters,police,white African people,black African people,Johannesburg,apartheid,Sharpeville,1960s,1960,Sharpeville Police Station,May,South African history,Africa,South Africa,crowds,horizontal,black and white image
  • Original Source: Baileys African History Archive
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