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Sharpeville massacre - how it began
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Subcollections Drum Social Histories
Title Sharpeville massacre - how it began
Collections Baileys African History Archive
Browse_path Bailey's African History Archive/Drum Social Histories
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Country South Africa
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Pixel Size 3410 x 2226
City Johannesburg
Media Id 43_560
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Description DM2001022704:SAED:POLITICS:OCT1960 - Five Months Nightmare - Sharpeville massacre - how it began. Outside Sharpeville police Station. A curious crowd. Police opened fire. Everyone flees. Some smiling thinking blanks are being used.After the people's protest; after the Sharepville killings; after 20 000 people had been detained; the goverment closed another in our countries history. There was to be no change. Apartheid and baaskap was here to stay. (Photograph by Ian Berry Baileys Archives)
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Creation_date 1960-03-21T00:00:00
Ingestion_path Africa Media Online/Bailey's African History Archive/Drum Social Histories
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Location Sharpeville, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Keywords 1960,October,Drum Magazine,South Africa,Africa,South African history,black and white image,horizontal,1960s,Sharpeville,Johannesburg,Gauteng,killings,violence,demonstrations,police,police brutality,fear,anger,Sharpeville Police Station,crowds,apartheid,anti-apartheid,discrimination,
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