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Feature Video

SACTWU's Human Chain Day
August 1991

Duration: 00:19:03

People: Ebrahim Patel

Primary Language(s): English

Description: Footage of a press conference on Human Chain Day. Ebrahim Patel, General Secretary of South African Clothing and Textile Workers Union, talks about the Human Chain Day when workers linked hands in support of the Workers Charter campaign. Patel expresses grievances over the loss of jobs in the clothing and textile industry. [00:26]

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"The form of the chain will be that workers will link hands." 00:02:07
Description: Footage of a press conference on Human Chain Day, a day in which workers linked hands in support of the Workers Charter campaign. The segment includes an interview with Ebrahim Patel, General Secretary of the South African Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Patel explains the basic organization of Human Chain Day.