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Remember June 16--Freedom or death. Victory is certain. "Viva peoples' education" "Away with gutter education" June 16 marks the anniversary of the Soweto Uprising, when in 1976 South African high school students organized a series of protests in response to the introduction of Afrikaans as the medium of instruction in local schools. An estimated 20,000 students took part in the protests, and the number of people who died as a result of clashes with police is usually...

South African Youth Day June 16 marks the anniversary of the Soweto Uprising, when in 1976 South African high school students organized a series of protests in response to the introduction of.

Soweto youths kneeling in front of the police holding their hands in the air showing the peace signon June 16, 1976, in Soweto, South Africa.

Soweto youths kneeling in front of the police holding their hands in the air showing the peace signon June 16 in Soweto South Africa

June 16- "SOWETO UPRISING" YOUTH DAY

The Southern West Township is burning! JUNE Celebrating YOUTH DAY in South Africa By Warren Bright “When you see your friends being sho.

Contests | World Press Photo - 1978 - Leslie Hammond - The 1978 World Press Photo Contest reflected the troubled situation in South Africa, which frequently made the international headlines in 1977. The Soweto uprising of 16 June 1976, in protest of the enforced teaching in Afrikaans, had set off a wave of disturbances in other townships that lasted for almost a year.

World Press Association Photo of the Year 1977 - Police throw tear-gas at a group of chanting residents of the Modderdam squatter camp protesting against the demolition of their homes outside Cape Town.

The Significance of 1976 16 June 1976 was a major turning point in South African history. The protests by Soweto school children on that day marked the end of submissiveness on the part of the black population of South Africa and the beginning of a new militancy in the struggle against apartheid. South Africa would never be the same again.

June Soweto Uprising begins On this day in police fired upon peaceful anti-apartheid protests in Soweto township, near Johannesburg in South Africa. Black Africans had been.

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Sam Nzima’s iconic photograph of Hector Pieterson The picture, taken on June 1976 by SAM NZIMA, who was a photographer for the Johannesburg newspaper The World at that time, shows Mbuyisa Makhubo,.

Forward to Freedom: South Africa's Anti-Apartheid Movement historical archive – in pictures

Forward to Freedom: South Africa's Anti-Apartheid Movement historical archive – in pictures

Against Apartheid. Boycott South African Goods, Mountain and Molehill, for The Boycott Committee, 1960

The shooting of Hector Peterson during the June 16 1976 student uprising engraved as narrated by his sister. Vilakazi street Precinct Soweto South Africa

The shooting of Hector Peterson during the June 16 1976 student uprising engraved as narrated by his sister.


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