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Subservient in Power : Equals in Defence : from CONSTITUTION to CONSCRIPTION : When JUSTICE rules, then will PEACE reign.

Theme: Politics: forward to people's power!


Call Number: 404
Identifier: AL2446_0404
Title: Subservient in Power : Equals in Defence : from CONSTITUTION to CONSCRIPTION : When JUSTICE rules, then will PEACE reign.
Date: 1984
Subject: Images of Defiance-IOD;
Conscription;
Student Union for Christian Action -SUCA
Description: This poster is an offset litho in black, produced by the Student Union for Christian Action (SUCA), Cape Town. This poster depicts the existing issue of racism when coloured or Indian people conscripted into the army. Even though the coloured and Indian people would have the ‘privilege’ of being conscripted into the army in return for the vote, they would remain politically subservient to the white government. The text reads “Subservient in Power : Equals in Defence : from CONSTITUTION to CONSCRIPTION : When JUSTICE rules, then will PEACE reign.” Digitised by Specialised Archival Solutions in 2009. Reproduced in "Images of Defiance: South African Resistance posters in the 1980s" on page 32 (number 46) of the 1991 SAHA / Ravan Press edition and the 2004 SAHA / STE Publishers edition.
Creator: Student Union for Christian Action (SUCA)
Type: Poster
Format: Access image - jpg
Preservation image – tiff
Source: SAHA collection AL2446
Language: English
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: Copyright of some material is held by individual poster makers/organisations. Copyright restrictions may apply. See SAHA copyright statement for more information
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