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Pollsmoor march

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On 28 August 1985, thousands of marchers set off from different points in Cape Town to Pollsmoor prison to demand the release of Nelson Mandela. The marches were violently disrupted by police. Nine people were killed that day, and by the end of the week the death toll had risen to 28. The event helped spark the outbreak of street protests and severe unrest across Cape Town until the end of the year.

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Was shot dead by members of the SAP in Nyanga, Cape Town, on 28 August 1985, during the police crackdown on the Pollsmoor march. Twenty eight people were shot dead by police in the aftermath of the march and in the days that followed. See Pollsmoor march.
Was shot dead by named members of the SAP in Crossroads, Cape Town, on 29 August 1985. He was one of twenty eight people shot dead by police in the aftermath of the Pollsmoor march. See Pollsmoor march.
... opening fire on protesters and bystanders alike. Several women were also seriously injured in the shooting that took place in the aftermath of the Pollsmoor march. See Pollsmoor march. ...
Was shot dead by members of the SAP in Nyanga, Cape Town, on 29 August 1985, during widespread unrest on the day after the Pollsmoor march to demand the release of Nelson Mandela. At least 28 people were shot dead by police in the aftermath of the march.
Was shot dead by members of the SAP in Guguletu, Cape Town, on 28 August 1985, on the day of the Pollsmoor march. He was one of nine people shot dead by police that day, after attempts by police to prevent the march sparked wider unrest.
Was shot dead by members of the SAP in Nyanga, Cape Town, on 2 September 1985, during widespread unrest that followed the Pollsmoor march, held a few days earlier to demand the release of Nelson Mandela. At least 28 people were shot dead by police in the aftermath of the march.
A minister of religion and a UDF supporter who was arrested with 27 other clergy during the Pollsmoor march on 28 August 1985, and held in humiliating conditions for five days at Pollsmoor prison, Cape Town. The day after their arrest they were severely suffocated when a teargas canister was thrown ...
Was shot dead by members of the SAP in Athlone, Cape Town, on 28 August 1985, while participating in the Pollsmoor march to demand the release of Nelson Mandela. Twenty-eight people were shot dead by police during the march and the days that followed.
Was shot and injured by members of the SAP in KTC, Cape Town, in September 1985, during unrest in the aftermath of the Pollsmoor march. His brother was also injured.
A NUMSA member who shot and injured by members of the SAP in Guguletu, Cape Town, on 28 August 1985, during the Pollsmoor march to demand the release of Nelson Mandela. His left eye was permanently damaged in the shooting
Was shot dead by named members of the SAP in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town, on 29 August 1985. A 13-year-old boy also died in the incident. They were among the 28 people shot dead by police in the aftermath of the Pollsmoor march.
A UDF supporter who was one of two youths shot dead by named members of the SAP in Manenberg, Cape Town, on 29 August 1985, the day after the Pollsmoor March. Several others were injured, including Brian’s brother, William.
Was shot and injured by members of the SAP in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town, on 29 August 1985 during extensive unrest that broke out following the Pollsmoor march held the previous day. Ms Van Dyk lost an eye in the shooting. Two young boys were shot dead.
An ANC supporter who was severely beaten and tear-gassed by members of the SAP during the Pollsmoor march on 28 August 1985 in Athlone, Cape Town.
Was shot dead by named members of the SAP in Manenberg, Cape Town, on 29 August 1985. He was one of 28 people shot dead by police in the aftermath of the Pollsmoor march held the previous day
Was shot and injured by members of the SAP in KTC, Cape Town, in September 1985, during unrest in the aftermath of the Pollsmoor march. His brother was also injured.
Was shot and injured by members of the SAP in Nyanga, Cape Town, on 28 August 1985, during the Pollsmoor march to demand the release of Nelson Mandela.
Was left permanently disabled when he was shot by named Riot Police members near a burning bottle store in Guguletu, Cape Town, on 29 August 1985, in the aftermath of the Pollsmoor march held the previous day.
was shot dead by a named SAP member, using his private fire arm, in Paarl, Cape Town, on 28 August 1985, the day of the Pollsmoor March.
Was shot dead by a named member of the SAP in Bellville, Cape Town, on 30 August 1985, in the aftermath of the Pollsmoor march.
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