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SAYCO Western Cape Region MASS RALLY : SAVE THE 36 ON DEATH ROW

Theme: Community: Azikhwelwa


Call Number: 0482
Identifier: AL2446_0482
Title: SAYCO Western Cape Region MASS RALLY : SAVE THE 36 ON DEATH ROW
Date: 13 September 1987
Subject: Images of Defiance- IOD;
Death penalty;
Rallies;
South African Youth Congress - SAYCO;
Youth
Description: This poster is an offset litho in black and yellow, produced by SAYCO in 1987, Western Cape region. This poster was produced to advertise a mass rally. This mass rally which was organised by SAYCO, highlighted political prisoners on death row. Some of those on death row were convicted on the basis of 'common purpose', whereby an accused can be found guilty if it is proved that he or she was part of the crowd which committed the crime.The text reads: "SAYCO Western Cape Region MASS RALLY : SAVE THE 36 ON DEATH ROW". Digitised by Specialised Archival Solutions in 2009. Reproduced in "Images of Defiance: South African Resistance posters in the 1980s" on page 93 (number 169) of the 1991 SAHA / Ravan Press edition and the 2004 SAHA / STE Publishers edition. It also appeared in the SAHA virtual exhibition - 'The Future is Ours: Commemorating Youth in the Struggle'
Creator: Produced by the South African Youth Congress (SAYCO)
Type: Poster
Format: Access image - jpeg
Preservation image - tiff
Source: SAHA collection AL2446
Language: English
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: User restrictions may apply. See SAHA copyright statement.
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