"After World War II, the process of decolonization of the African continent gathered momentum as Africans increasingly agitated for more political rights and independence\r\n.. read more"


Demonstrating Clergymen are arrested in central Johannesburg

Monday, 26 May 1980
Fifty-three churchmen were arrested while demonstrating in central Johannesburg against the detention of a fellow clergyman who had supported the school boycotts by Coloured and Indian students. They were released on bail the following day, after being charged under the Riotous Assemblies Act and  warned to appear in court on 1 July 1980. On 27 May the school boycotts spread to universities, rural areas and the homelands. ..
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