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Police at the candlelight march at Wits, 2002

Theme: The WCAR, WSSD & SMI


Call Number: B11.3.6.2
Identifier: AL3290_B11.3.6.2
Title: Police at the candlelight march at Wits, 2002
Date: 24 August 2002
Subject: Anti-Privatisation Forum - APF;
Freedom of expression;
Marches;
Police;
Social movements;
University of the Witwatersrand - Wits
World Summit on Sustainable Development - WSSD;
Description: This is a digital born photograph of police at the candlelight march at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). As part of the mobilisations/activities of social movements during the lead-up to the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in August 2002, the Anti-Privatisation Forum (APF) initiated and organised a candlelight march from Wits University to the Johannesburg Central Police Station. The purpose of the march, which was joined by many South African and international academics, was to highlight the South African government's crackdown on freedom of expression in the lead-up to the WSSD and to demand the release of over 50 APF members being held in the Johannesburg Central Police Station after an attempted march a few days earlier. Included in SAHA virtual exhibition - 'Transition's Child: The Anti-Privatisation Forum (APF)'
Creator: Anti-Privatisation Forum (APF)
Type: Photograph
Format: Access image - jpeg
Source: SAHA collection AL3290
Coverage: Johannesburg, South Africa
Rights: Anti-Privatisation Forum (APF)
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