Members of SASO and BPC held under Terrorism Act

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Saturday, 12 October 1974

Fourteen people, including leading members of the South African Students Organisation (SASO) and the Black People's Convention (BPC) are arrested and held under the Terrorism Act, following a pro- FRELIMO rally in Durban on 25 September 1974. Their arrest was a signal for the coming unrest at the University of the North, (now University of Limpopo) Turfloop.

 

 

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This article was produced by South African History Online on 16-Mar-2011