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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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MR PAPIER: You were kept in custody and were released on R10 000 bail at the Wynberg Regional Court, is that correct?
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.
That was in the court in Wynberg?
... 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 ...
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, ...
because as they said they were - they looked all over and they couldnít find him. And now we thought, okay, we might just go and look for him inÖ 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 ...
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.
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, ...
... roam the streets at night. He doesn't sleep. What time does he get home at night. My wife said he gets home at about nine. They took me to the Wynberg police station. When we got there the police paraded and they asked me as to whether they know me. They said yes, we know him. Then they ...
... of Stephanie Kemp and her successful prosecution of her tortures left us in little doubt that force, violence, was going to be used. Violet Wynberg, she is late now, spoke of her detention, and was one of the horrors of our life at that time, to see Violet, this elderly person, with her ...
The Applicant applies for amnesty in respect of his conviction, on 14 September 1994, at the Wynberg Regional Court, Johannesburg, for robbery of a motor vehicle, the property of Isaac Khezamula Mashavani, which was being driven by Edward Mbhazima Mkhwanazi, at Alexandra, Johannesburg on 29 April ...
MS TSOEUNYANE: There were two gates. One gate came from the outside section and it would go through casualty. From the first street, Wynberg, you'd go through the dentist and the doctors' quarters. You'd go past the chapel and nurses home.
MRS MOHLOMI: I don't know his address. His name is John Pahlale, he is working in the Wynberg police station.
... but inserted into the story, under your by line, is the sentence other incidents were announced yesterday in Cape Town, a man was blown up in Wynberg, limpet bomb found next to his body. Another limpet mine exploded in suburban railway line near Cape Town. Three days ago in Natal a man ...
MR LOLLAN: I have here a photograph of him, that's him. That photograph was taken by Ele Wynberg, many years ago.
... detained on the following case docket. Cape Town, CR605/88, Sea Point, CR160/88, Bishop Lavis all regarding limpet mine explosions in Cape Town, Wynberg CR162/01/89 regarding the unlawful possession of ...
... to find any weapon. You have killed my son, I donít know what it is that you want. They continued in and out, even when we went to inquest in Wynberg. Nobody spoke Xhosa or English, they only spoke Afrikaans and nobody was there to interpret for us. We didnít know what was going on. ...
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.
Which was held in Wynberg, the court.
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