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Youth, Apartheid Detention, Women, Women's Organisations

1985-03-17

Africa Media Online

Africa Media Online
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Family of detained youth ask Black Sash members Di Bishop, Audrey Coleman and others for help. When Molly Blackburn and other Black Sash members entered the Uitenhage Police Station, they discovered youth tied to table legs while being beaten by policemen, who were also eating their lunch. The Officer in Charge was Lieutenant Johan Fouche, who four days later gave the order for the police to open fire in Langa on 21st March 1985 killing nineteen people.

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  • Title: Youth, Apartheid Detention, Women, Women's Organisations
  • Date: 1985-03-17
  • Location: Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South A
  • Subject Keywords: -
  • Original Source: Gille de Vlieg / South Photos
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