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Press conference held by Cape Town group of conscientious objectors

Theme: A State of Emergency


Call Number: 5.1.12
Identifier: AL2547_5.1.12
Title: Press conference held by Cape Town group of conscientious objectors
Date: 03 August 1988
Subject: Conscientious objectors;
Conscription;
South African Defence Force - SADF;
Andre Zaaiman
Description: This black and white photograph of a press conference held by a Cape Town group of conscientious objectors was taken by Eric Miller on 03.08.1988. 143 men in various cities around South Africa made simultaneous declarations to refuse to serve in the South African Defence Force (SADF). Here Andre Zaaiman, a former infantry captain and combat veteran, explains his reasons at the press conference held by the Cape Town group. This photograph was digitised by Africa Media Online (AMO) in 2009. Included in SAHA exhibition kit and virtual exhibition - 'The Future is Ours: Commemorating Youth in the Struggle'
Creator: Eric Miller
Type: Photograph
Format: Access image - jpeg
Preservation image - tiff
Source: SAHA collection AL2547
Coverage: Cape Town, South Africa
Rights: Eric Miller
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