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Big Noisy Trial
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Title Big Noisy Trial
Collections Baileys African History Archive
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Keywords Drum Magazine,South Africa,Africa,South African history,black and white image,horizontal,Treason Trial,Paul Kruger Street,Pretoria,Gauteng,slogans,February,1957,protesters,1950s,Drill Hall,anti-apartheid,apartheid,freedom fighters,segregation,courts,
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Credit Line Drum Social Histories / Baileys African History Archive / Africa Media Online
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Creation_date 2008-02-15T20:47:03
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Location Johannesburg, South Africa
City Johannesburg
Description DM2002071002:SAED:SOCIAL:POLITICS:FEB1957 - Big Noisy Trial - The treason trials started off like an action-packed cowboy film when 156 men and women came before the court in Johannesburg at a preparatory examination. The treason trials, now the talk of South Africa and the world at large, started with a bang-bang-bang. There was drama inside the Drill Hall, where the preparatory examination into charges of high treason alleged against more than 150 persons from various organisations was held before the Chief Magistrate of Bloemfontein, Mr F.C.A. Wessel. And there was drama outside in the streets of Johannesburg when the police clashed several times with the crowd. All because the Drill Hall could not accommodate all the 5 000 people outside. First is was a booing that led to a baton charge that led to a stone-throwing that led to a gun-shooting. And side interludes of snatching Press cameras and arresting photographers. Everybodey was in a dirty mood, and as the police and the public
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