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Soweto uprising

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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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Was harassed by members of the SAP in Orlando West, Soweto, in June 1976 because of her involvement in the Soweto uprising. See Soweto uprising.
Was shot dead by members of the SAP on 16 June 1976 on the Orlando highway, Soweto, Johannesburg, during the Soweto uprising. See Soweto uprising.
An ANC supporter who was shot dead by members of the SAP in White City, Soweto, Johannesburg, on 14 September 1976 in the wake of the Soweto uprising. See Soweto uprising.
Was shot by members of the SAP at Etandweni primary school in Zondi, Soweto, Johannesburg, on 29 July 1976 during the Soweto uprising. See Soweto uprising.
An ANC activist who was arrested on 19 October 1977 and detained for five months by members of the SAP in Orlando West, Soweto, Johannesburg, in the wake of the Soweto uprising. See Soweto uprising.
... severely beaten and his jaw was broken by members of the SAP at Protea police station, Soweto, Johannesburg, on 16 June 1976, the first day of the Soweto uprising. Mr Khoza was identified as a stone thrower and detained at the Fort Prison, Hillbrow, where he finally received medical treatment. ...
Was arrested, detained, tortured and shot in the arm by members of the SAP in Soweto, Johannesburg, on 23 September 1976 because of his involvement in the Soweto uprising and the ANC underground. See Soweto uprising.
Was shot and killed by a member of the SAP in Zola, Soweto, Johannesburg, on 17 June 1976, a day after the start of the Soweto uprising. See Soweto uprising.
Was severely beaten by members of the SAP in Soweto, Johannesburg, on 16 June 1976 during the Soweto uprising. See Soweto uprising.
Was shot dead by a member of the SAP in Diepkloof, Soweto, Johannesburg in August 1976, in the aftermath of the Soweto uprising. See Soweto uprising.
Was arrested in Orlando East, Soweto, Johannesburg, on 19 November 1976 in the wake of the Soweto uprising. He was detained without trial and tortured in detention by named members of the SAP. See Soweto uprising.
Was shot dead by a member of the SADF in Diepkloof, Soweto, Johannesburg, on 17 June 1986 after the tenth anniversary of the Soweto uprising. See Soweto uprising.
Was shot dead by members of the SADF on 17 June 1976 in Soweto, Johannesburg, in the aftermath of the 16 June student uprising. The uprising was sparked by the state’s attempt to impose Afrikaans as a medium of instruction in schools. See Soweto uprising.
... to death by hostel-dwellers and members of the SAP outside his home in Mzimhlophe, Soweto, Johannesburg, on 29 August 1976 in the aftermath of the Soweto uprising. The State used hostel-dwellers to intimidate and attack Soweto residents who had called for a stayaway in the wake of the uprising ...
Was shot and injured by members of the SAP in White City, Soweto, Johannesburg, on 16 June 1976, the first day of the Soweto uprising. 575 people were killed and 2 380 people were injured in clashes between the protesters and members of the SAP during the uprising.
Was shot and severely injured in the head by a named member of the SAP in Upington, Cape, on 15 June 1986, while youth were singing and toyi-toying on the eve of the commemoration of Soweto uprising. He lost an eye in the shooting. See Soweto uprising.
Was disabled after he was shot and injured by members of the SADF in Soweto, Johannesburg, on 23 September 1976 in the wake of the soweto uprising. Mr Nkosi was shot during a march by students from Soweto to town to protest against the detention of student leaders.
... for his role in covering unrest in the area and for exposing collaboration between police and hostel-dwellers in attacks on residents during the Soweto uprising. See hostels. See Soweto uprising. ...
Was shot dead by SAP members in Athlone, Cape Town, on 16 September 1976, during the Soweto uprising. See Soweto uprising.
A UDF supporter who was shot dead by members of the SAP in Fort Beaufort, Cape, on 15 June 1986, while participating in a march to commemorate the Soweto uprising. See Soweto uprising.
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