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"Time to attack each other"
Crossroads, Cape Town
May 19, 1986
Duration: 00:16:53

Description: Footage of police and soldiers on guard and dead victims of political violence at Nyanga Bush, a squatter camp in the Cape Peninsula. [00:11] A medical intern speaks. [00:39] Members of Witdoeke, a vigilante group involved in driving out squatters and destroying squatters' residences in the Cape Peninsula, carry dangerous traditional weapons. Members wore witdoeke, or 'white cloths,' for identification. [02:21] Clips of deceased victims, police patrol, and destroyed shacks. [03:05] "These furnishings were saved from fire shacks during black on black violence." [09:34]