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by Humphrey Tyler

eBook Life in the Time of Sharpeville download ISBN: 0795700121
Author: Humphrey Tyler
Publisher: NB Publishers; 1st edition (March 15, 2010)
Language: English
Pages: 106
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Category: Biography
Subcategory: Leaders and Notable People

Start by marking Life in the Time of Sharpeville as Want to Read . A journalist's recollection of living in South Africa from 1955 to 1963, the book starts with the ratification of the Freedom Charter, covers the Sharpeville massacre, and ends with Nelson Mandela's life sentence.

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The Sharpeville massacre was an event which occurred on 21 March 1960, at the police station in the South African township of Sharpeville in Transvaal (today part of Gauteng)

The Sharpeville massacre was an event which occurred on 21 March 1960, at the police station in the South African township of Sharpeville in Transvaal (today part of Gauteng). After a day of demonstrations against pass laws, a crowd of about 5,000 to 7,000 protesters went to the police station. The South African Police opened fire on the crowd, killing 69 people and injuring 180 others.

An article entitled "PAC Campaign will be test," published in the 19 March 1960 issue of Contact, the Liberal Party . On the morning of 21 March, PAC members walked around Sharpeville waking people up and urging them to take part in the demonstration

An article entitled "PAC Campaign will be test," published in the 19 March 1960 issue of Contact, the Liberal Party newspaper, described the build up to the campaign: The Pan Africanist Congress will shortly launch a nationwide campaign for the total abolition of the pass laws. The exact date on which the campaign will start is still unknown. On the morning of 21 March, PAC members walked around Sharpeville waking people up and urging them to take part in the demonstration. Other PAC members tried to stop bus drivers from going on duty and this resulted in a lack transport for Sharpeville residents who worked in Vereeniging.

Despite the Sharpeville massacre feeling seismic in its brutality, we all thought at that moment that it would cause a change in the political situation in South Africa, said Berry – it was really ten years before anything changed

Despite the Sharpeville massacre feeling seismic in its brutality, we all thought at that moment that it would cause a change in the political situation in South Africa, said Berry – it was really ten years before anything changed. Today, in present-day South Africa, March 21, is celebrated as a public holiday in honor of human rights and to commemorate the Sharpeville massacre. Ian Berry was interviewed about this work for the United Nations Human Rights Office project.

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The Sharpeville massacre represents a turning point in the history of apartheid. The Sharpeville massacre also brought international condemnation on South Africa, including a United Nations resolution

He wrote: We heard the chatter of a machine gun, then another, then another. The Sharpeville massacre represents a turning point in the history of apartheid. The Sharpeville massacre also brought international condemnation on South Africa, including a United Nations resolution.

A journalist's recollection of living in South Africa from 1955 to 1963, the book starts with the ratification of the Freedom Charter, covers the Sharpeville massacre, and ends with Nelson Mandela's life sentence

A journalist's recollection of living in South Africa from 1955 to 1963, the book starts with the ratification of the Freedom Charter, covers the Sharpeville massacre, and ends with Nelson Mandela's life sentence. The focus is not on politics, but on the day-to-day experiences of citizens and on contemporary journalism, with emphasis on magazines and newspapers which catered to a black readership.

A journalist's recollection of living in South Africa from 1955 to 1963, the book starts with the ratification of the Freedom Charter, covers the Sharpeville massacre, and ends with Nelson Mandela's life sentence. The focus is not on politics, but on the day-to-day experiences of citizens and on contemporary journalism, with emphasis on magazines and newspapers which catered to a black readership. Behind-the-scenes anecdotes are told including stories about a now legendary generation of black journalists Nat Nakasa, Es kia Mphahlele, and Can Themba.