Full-Length Video

Feature Video

Funeral for the Gugulethu Seven
Gugulethu, Cape Town
March 15, 1986
Duration: 00:10:30

People: Themba Mlifi, Zabonke John Konile, Zola Alfred Swelani, Zandisile Zenith Mjobo, Jabulani 'Jabu' Godfrey Miya, Mandla Simon Mxinwa, Christopher Piet

Organizations: African National Congress (ANC ), South African Communist Party (SACP), Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), Release Mandela Campaign

Description: Footage of the funeral procession honoring seven young activists - all members of Umkonto we Sizwe - killed by the South African Police on 3 March 1986. The caskets of the seven dead men, Mandla Simon Mxinwa, Zandisile Zenith Mjobo, Zola Alfred Swelani, Zabonke John Konile, Christopher Piet, Themba Mlifi, and Jabulani 'Jabu' Godfrey Miya, are carried through the streets of Gugulethu. Thousands of mourners including students, activist, and clergy participate in the funeral. [00:01]