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Wynberg Seven

Explanation
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.

Was assaulted and arrested by police in Wynberg, Cape Town, on 15 October 1985, after attending a protest rally for school pupils. He was sentenced to two years’ imprisonment for public violence along with six other youths known as the Wynberg Seven.
Was detained in Wynberg police station, Cape Town, on 15 October 1985, after attending a protest rally for school pupils. She and six other youths, known as the Wynberg Seven, were sentenced to one year’s imprisonment.
A UDF supporter who was detained and beaten by SAP members in Wynberg, Cape Town, on 15 October 1985. He was later sentenced to a two-year prison sentence for public violence with six other teenagers, known as the Wynberg Seven.
... Ms. Tyhulu was detained under section 29 on 6 February 1989 and severely beaten and tortured during interrogation by named police officers at Wynberg police station, Cape Town, after she had assisted an MK operative to escape from custody. She was later sentenced to eighteen months’ ...
A corporal in the SADF who was detained in a single cell for fourteen days by members of the SADF in Wynberg, Cape Town, during 1984. Considered to pose a security threat, he was then discharged from the permanent force.
 
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