Soweto uprising

The Soweto uprising (or Soweto riots) was a series of demonstrations and protests led by black school children in South Africa that began on the morning of 16 June 1976.Students from various schools began to protest in the streets of Soweto in response to the introduction of Afrikaans as the medium of instruction in black schools. It is estimated that 20,000 students took part in the protests. They were met with fierce police brutality and many were shot and killed.



DISA: Digital Innovation South Africa · 1 June 1981 English

Lecture by Wycliffe M Tsotsi, Vice-President, Unity Movement of South Africa, on the Soweto Uprising and the history of the liberation struggle.

later. To go book to the lessons whioh the Soweto uprising tea- Si*^**** ohaa us about the mutually irreconcilable a l aource only; that, for instance, tha Soweto uprising was organised and led or master-min- dsd by

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A Police supervised press tour of Soweto on 16 June 1984, the 7 years after the Soweto Uprising. Journalists are driven around in a "Raatel" Soldiers stand in the foreground.

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With press cuttings and photographs of the 1976 Soweto uprising

DISA: Digital Innovation South Africa · 1 November 1976 English

The address outlines the role of the Black Conciousness Movement in the 1976 Soweto uprising and emphasises the need for action for liberation.

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together. AlmQ3fc;tmtquetyT refugees from the Soweto uprising and its oontinuing aft< g aftemwth were almost off their schooling in mid-term dur­ ing the Soweto uprising or before. ___ ............ uxnslA Tho4go and tortured. This came to be known as the 'Soweto Uprising' in recognition of its start in the Johannesburg African prisons or abroad in exile. After the Soweto uprising, a steady stream of male and female school arriving with high expectation. Prior to the Soweto uprising, a trickle of refugees had been painlessly

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the education c ris is . IN the wake of the Soweto uprising in 1S76, the government tried to solve student

Villon Films · 1992 English

John Matshikiza was a South African actor, theatre director, poet and journalist. This interview is part of a series of unedited interviews with South African (and some American) writers, journalists …

know, the, the, the whole way of forcing the Soweto uprising as it was called the, the explosion of uh very 19 seventies. And especially after 1976 the Soweto uprising and its aftermath countrywide, it became more

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□ □ □ □ □ □ □ □ It is six years sin eg the Soweto uprising o f: June 16th, 1976. Many authors write about political decision making. That is why the Soweto uprising started off as a reaction to the imposition

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A brief comparison between South Africa's Soweto uprising of 1976 and the famous Russian Revolution working people. The issues on which the Soweto uprising turned were not working- class issues. They merable strikes and bus boycotts. During the Soweto uprising a large measure of success was achieved by contributions from readers on 10 the subject of the Soweto uprising and the role of the working class and trade

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based Ithuteng trust claims of misuse 53, Soweto Uprising remembered 27, site of national arts museum

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