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Wynberg Seven

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Seven school students were arrested during student protests in Wynberg, Cape Town, in 1985 and were charged and convicted of public violence for which they served prison terms of one to two years. The highly publicised trial drew attention to the thousands of students and youth sentenced to prison terms for public violence, effectively criminalising protest activity.

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I then told them that this would not be possible. I went to see Shigaziem in Wynberg and he said that he would attempt to have the bodies released himself. They continually bothered me, I did not want to see the blood covered clothes that he had worn, but they insisted that we had to go and dig ...
He was enthusiastic about the arrest. Either the morning of the arrest or the following day, I accompanied Warrant Officer Jooste to Wynberg Magistrate's court where bail was opposed.
I only saw it in the newspapers that it was him and I also saw him in Court as I was the first witness in the Court at Wynberg.
That was in the court in Wynberg?
including Bishop Storey, if you would please sit down, no you can actually stand, we are delighted to see you as well as Charles Newpin, also Sheila Wynberg of the Gauteng Legislature, would you just stand when I mention your names please, we have been asked by the SABC, in order to identify, ...
And the following day we were driven to the Wynberg, to the Wynberg court. The judge there refused us bail and transferred us to the Pollsmoor jail. This in itself is a story of its own. I am not going to indulge in that. All that I can say is that for people who claim to be religious people, ...
I was called thrice - first to the Regional court in Wynberg. Then in the Parow - sorry, first it was in Cape Town, then Parow and then Wynberg - three times.
... pulled them out so that they pretended to be that group of Ama Cabasas who were on an attack. And from the direction that they came from is the Wynberg police station and then entered Alexandra, attacked all those targeted areas and they attacked all those areas where it was places of our ...
because as they said they were - they looked all over and they couldn’t find him. And now we thought, okay, we might just go and look for him in… in Wynberg. First at the hospital there and come back from Wynberg doing Cape Town and so on. And while we were in Claremont we changed our minds and ...
... post at his last known address which was care of the SAPS, Onluste-eenheid 10, Maitland. That was the address given to me by the prosecutor of the Wynberg Magistrate's Court - Regional Court, rather. Mr Xegetwane, we had great difficulty in tracing the man, but I understand from my colleague ...
I then received a summons from Wynberg a few weeks after my daughter had been buried. I was called into a small court with white men and women. There were police as well, white and black. There were quite a lot of people in the room.
... Bantu Board, we wanted the Divisional Council, we wanted to be under the Divisional Council, not under the Bantu Board and we even went as far as Wynberg to make this request that the Bantu Board must be gotten rid ...
MR MEEDING: Mr Chairman, I've been instructed by Captain Johan Meeding. I'm Petrus Coetzee from Maison Wynberg Attorneys in Pietermaritzburg. May it please you.
... us there and I cannot remember what happened after that. Two or three years later, the case came to the fore again. (?) appeared in the court in Wynberg. Then they questioned Mrs Ryklief and myself. Sometimes you understand and other times you also don't understand, even the Afrikaans, one ...
should go and listen to the case. I went the one day, because I was working. It was difficult to be there the whole time. I went the first day in Wynberg. The Magistrate there told us that he - he was appointed to handle the whole case. There was a man next to the magistrate - he told us ...
... base, I went there for medical treatment while things were bad. The private Doctors like Mr Ramasowa and Victoria Hospital in Western Cape and Wynberg Medical Centre and the Millpark Hospital in Jo'burg and Mnosoto Centre for torture victims, where I spent six months being treated there and ...
... the Riot Squad - the Safety - Security Police and other members of the Security Force were involved. And there was an inquiry into this matter at Wynberg Court which - over which a Magistrate W Van Greenen presided in December 1987 and where it was found that the deceased died as a result of ...
... the time I was still in Pretoria, I would come only month end therefore I did not get a chance to do that but when I came and when I was staying in Wynberg I went to Mr Wilkinson and enquired about that, this ...
... at him. He wanted to know did I buy the bed and where. I told him that I have got an outstanding balance to pay off my bed at Joshua Doore in Wynberg. He wrote a letter regarding everything that was burnt down and I must take it to Joshua Doore. I did that. In Joshua Doore they said that ...
MRS GRANT: I really don't know if ever people used to report. But with me I have reported the case to that Wynberg. Now I don't even remember that sergeant who took my case, I have lost even that docket number.
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