Video clip of part five of the interview with Jabu Ngwenya

Tymon Smith and Jabu Ngwenya2007-05-08

South African History Archive (SAHA)

South African History Archive (SAHA)

This is a video clip of part five of the interview with Jabu Ngwenya conducted by Tymon Smith on 08.05.2007 at the Johannesburg Central Police Station (previously John Vorster Square) as part of the Sunday Times Heritage Project - a joint project between SAHA and the Sunday Times. Involved with various Catholic organisations, Jabu Ngwenya became politically active, working with the Christian Institute, various student movements and trade unions. He was detained a number of times between the 1970s and 1980s. In November 1981 he was detained as part of a sweep on trade union leaders, including Neil Aggett who died while Ngwenya was in detention at John Vorster Square. He was one of the witnesses called to testify by advocate George Bizos at the Aggett inquest. Part/s of this interview may have been 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: Video clip of part five of the interview with Jabu Ngwenya
  • Creator: Tymon Smith and Jabu Ngwenya
  • Date: 2007-05-08
  • Physical Dimensions: Access file - mpg, Preservation file - AVI
  • Subject Keywords: Activist, Arrests, Detention, Interrogation, Jabu Ngwenya, John Vorster Square - JVS, Sunday Times Heritage Project - STHP, Torture, Tymon Smith
  • Type: Video
  • Coverage: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Copyright: The South African History Archive (SAHA)
  • Collection: SAHA collection AL3282

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