• Slide 1

    The crowd at the opening day of the 1956 'Treason Trial', in which 156 anti-apartheid leaders were accused of treason. 
    Photograph: © Times Media Collection/Museum Africa, Johannesburg
    Source: www.theguardian.com

  • Slide 2

    Empty chair at a protest meeting for banned anti-apartheid activist Albertina Sisulu, Johannesburg, February 1988
    Photographer: © Gideon Mendel
    Source: www.citypress.co.za

  • Slide 3

    A visual representation of the South African Bill of Rights www.portfoliocollection.com

  • Slide 4

    A crowd gathers at the township of Sharpeville, south of Johannesburg, South Africa, on 21 March, 1960, a few hours before white police opened fire on them. 
    Source: www.theguardian.com

  • Slide 5

    Anti-pass campaign demonstrators flee as police shoot into the unarmed crowd gathered outside the Sharpeville Police Station. (Original SAHA Photograph Collection :: AL2547_24.3.3)
    Source:www.saha.org.za

  • Slide 6

    On 21 March 1960, more than 5,000 people offered themselves up for arrest at the Sharpeville police station for not carrying their pass books. Police panicked and opened fire, killing 69 Photo: MAGNUM
    Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

  • Slide 7

    Robert Sobukwe leads marchers during the Anti pass Campaign, 21 March 1960. Apartheid Museum: www.apartheidmuseum.org

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