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Soweto uprising

Explanation
On 16 June 1976, police opened fire on approximately 10 000 school students in Soweto during a protest against the compulsory use of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction in schools. The shootings provoked extensive unrest and protest throughout Soweto, spreading over the following months to several other regions in South Africa, particularly Cape Town. Around 575 people were killed, 390 in the Transvaal and 137 in the western Cape. Over 2000 people were injured. Arrests, deaths in detention and trials followed the revolt, and the first members of the 'Class of 76' left South Africa for training in armed resistance.

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... forefront of the new challenge that emerged against the Nationalist Government. In that state, in 1976, when there was the uprising of pupils in Soweto, and I shall not go into reasons for that, we find that in Durban and throughout the country there were again mass arrests, detentions and ...
... of getting any financial compensation out of it's banning, I would like such monies to be awarded to the new library that has been established in Soweto. I don't suppose I have any power at all to authorise this, but since none of my former colleagues on UBJ seem to be bothered enough to come ...
... to bring black women together in a broad front to create opportunities for themselves, and to reject Bantu Education. In 1976, in the wake of the Soweto uprising, the Black Parents Association was ...
... has gone done in our history already and will of course continue to be part of our history, a very important year because we saw the uprising in Soweto in 1976 and of course ... Are you okay ...
... had a session focusing exclusively on military medicine, and this was hailed as a great innovation. We want to ask why in the year following the Soweto uprisings, with the bloodbath that swept the country, there was not a mention of the costs to human health and human rights of this uprising, ...
MR TIPP: That as we know is the year of the Soweto uprising and is it correct that during that period you made contact with underground structures of the African National Congress?
... of South Africa which in fact symbolised the events of June 1976. The first major event that took place during the uprising with the students in Soweto in '76 was that photograph in fact both of your son carrying the 13 year old JOHANNESBURG HEARING ...
This is a special hearing dedicated to children and youth. It is appropriate that we are holding it in the month of June because four days from now, we will be celebrating June, 16 - an uprising in Soweto which many people would argue contributed largely to where we are today.
... what happened on 18th June 1976. I think we should just remind ourselves that that was two days after June 16th, the uprising that took place in Soweto that is now an historical day in our calendar. But in Alex itself on that day our researchers tell us that 25 people died and 250 people were ...
... little tribute to comrade Ruth First, particularly when one considers the fact that we who joined the African National Congress only after the 1976 Soweto Uprising, are actually decades away from really knowing her. Her colleagues are our present leaders. When she together with Nelson Mandela, ...
... there was a (indistinct) from the early sixties until the mid-seventies of the bannings of the organisations and in the mid-seventies after the Soweto uprising which spread to all parts of the country Alex was no exception. The 1976 riots saw Alexandra igniting. The students and the youth ...
COMMENTARY: Mamasela joined in the 1976 Soweto uprising. Inspired by the student
You were shot five days after, what is now known as the uprising in Soweto, June 16, 1976.
This - but it was for me I suppose the turning point was 1976 - the Soweto uprising and the killing of school children that changed me very dramatically. And I was at that stage National Chaplain for Anglican students and I was speaking out against the killing of school children and the torture ...
... was not politically motivated, is acceptable. Now we know in South Africa, lots of young boys have been actively involved in political life, the Soweto uprising dealt with a young man, Mrs Mandela is presently before an Amnesty Committee dealing with the death of a young man in her football ...
... until 1976. At the time 1976, June 16 uprising my fellow students started questioning the authorities on the deaths of our fellow students in Soweto and other townships. We began organising in our school around the issue of Afrikaans. However maths and science subjects in our school were ...
Then came the Eighties, after the uprising of Soweto.
... the course of a protest which was directed against the employment of white teachers at the school and which was held in commemoration of the 1976 Soweto uprising. Stones were thrown at vehicles and the tyres of vehicles were ...
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