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South African black activist and poet Benjamin Moloise is hanged for allegedly killing a police officer

Friday, 18 October 1985
Black upholsterer and poet, Benjamin Moloise was executed by apartheid government on 18 October 1985. Moloise was accused of murdering a black police officer. The African National Congress claimed responsibility for the murder and repudiated the claim that Moloise was involved. ..
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