In 1956, police killed four and injured others during a march in Lichtenburg [Northern Transvaal, now North West Province] that protested against passes for women.  In 1957, Molete, also from Lichtenburg, came to the notice of the authorities when a pamphlet entitled “Burning of pass books, Rooijantjiesfontein, Lichtenburg” was found on him.  He was allegedly distributing them in Johannesburg.


• Contribution by Professor S. Badat on Banishment, Rhodes University, 2012. From the book, Forgotten People - Political Banishment under Apartheid by Professor S. Badat

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