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Credit Line Drum Social Histories / Baileys African History Archive / Africa Media Online
Royalty Free No
Keywords South Africa,1968,December,horizontal,black and white image,South African history,Drum Magazine,Africa,1960s,White African men,policemen,black African man,Jomo Kenyatta,freedom fighters,activists,apartheid,
Collections Baileys African History Archive
Subcollections Drum Social Histories
Creation_date 2008-02-15T20:03:17
Media Id 43_1492
Populated 1
Description DM1999111214:EAED:POLITICS:PERSONALITY:DEC1968 - The Case Of Rawson Macharia - On October 21 1952 the colonial authorities arrested six leaders they believed were responsible for directing the operations of the Mau Mau Movement, Jomo Kenyatta was one of them. After three weeks in detention they were transported to Kapenguria to stand trial for managing Mau Mau. The judge in that famous summing up of the trial at Kapenguria said: "Although my finding of the facts means that I disbelieve ten witnesses for the defence and I believe one witness for the prosecution, I have no hesitation on doing so. Rawson Macharia gave his evidence so well." In 1958, six years later, the truth was out. Rawson Macharia's evidence was placed in doubt. (This picture) Kenyatta was called to give evidence at Macharia's trial in January 1959. It was the first time he had been seen in public since his trial at Kapenguria. He looked gaunt and weak and walked with a stoop. Kenyatta was finally re
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