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Police shot into a crowd demonstrating against the pass laws in the black township of Sharpeville

Theme: Against White Domination & Black Domination


Call Number: D11.01.01
Identifier: SAHA_TUT_p083
Title: Police shot into a crowd demonstrating against the pass laws in the black township of Sharpeville
Date: 21 March 1960
Subject: Massacre;
Pass laws;
Protest;
Sharpeville;
Description: This is a black and white photograph of police shooting into a crowd demonstrating against the pass laws in the black township of Sharpeville on 21 March 1960. This photograph was provided by the International Defence and Aid Fund (IDAF) for reproduction on page 83 of Julie Frederikse's book 'The Unbreakable Thread: non-racialism in South Africa' originally published by Ravan Press in 1990. Included in SAHA's online edition of the book and in the virtual exhibition 'Tracing the unbreakable thread: non-racialism in South Africa', courtesy of the UWC-Robben Island Museum Mayibuye Archives
Creator: Photographer unknown
Type: Photograph
Format: Jpeg
Source: UWC-Robben Island Museum Mayibuye Archives
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: Courtesy of the UWC-Robben Island Museum Mayibuye Archives
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