South Africa Now - Show #1

by Globalvision
New York, New York, United States Undated, April 1988
Duration: 24:43
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
1:58 - CHILDREN IN DETENTION, discusses the second state of emergency, torture, integration, beating, the People's Court, Back Sash, jail, police stations, Diepkloof Prison, the Child Care Act, public violence charges, arson charges, anti-apartheid and human rights organizations, awaiting trail prisoners, being interrogated, includes interviews with Gregory Cindi, Daphane Mashile of the Detainees Parents Support Committee (DPSC), the DPSC Advice Office in Johannesburg, Gill de Vlieg of the Free the Children campaign. 9:56 - PEACE SONG, includes video of a South African government peace song. 13:00 - PEOPLES' EDUCATION FOR PEOPLES' POWER, report on black education, discusses Bantu Education, 1976 student uprisings, Afrikaans, protests, the death toll, school boycotts, solidarity strikes and boycotts, student elected SRCs (Student Representative Councils), the release to detained schoolmates, the Congress of South African Students (COSAS), the National Education Crisis Committee, the Transvaal Student Congress (TRASCO), the student struggle, political consciousness, rent boycotts, the community, shooting of students by the SADF (South African Defence Force), mass burials, NUSAS (National Union of South African Students), the Freedom Charter, the UDF (United Democratic Front), organizations banned (made illegal), includs interviews with Msindise Mbalo of TRASCO, Eric Molobe of the Soweto Parents Crisis Committee, Soweto school teacher Johnny Sebone. [Notes: Gill de Vlieg is presumable Gille de Vlieg. This show was broadcast in April but the week is not known.]

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