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Sharpeville victims after being shot in the back as they fled

Theme: Leading women in the wake of Sharpeville


Call Number: 24.3.5
Identifier: AL2547_24.3.5
Title: Sharpeville victims after being shot in the back as they fled
Date: 21 March 1960
Subject: Sharpeville;
Police;
Protest
Description: This is a black and white photograph showing the victims after they had been shot in the back as they fled the police during a peaceful protest in Sharpeville on 21 March 1960. This photograph was digitised by Africa Media Online (AMO) in 2009. Included in the SAHA exhibition kit and virtual exhibition, titled 'Women hold up half the sky: commemorating women in the struggle'.
Type: Photograph
Format: Access image - jpeg
Preservation image - tiff
Source: SAHA collection AL2547
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: The International Defence and Aid Fund (IDAF)
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