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Police restrictions on children, SACC, and COSATU
Duration: 00:21:55

People: Albertina Sisulu, Jay Naidoo, Max Coleman, Saki Macozoma, Beyers Naude, Johannes Ngcobo, Marcel Golding

Organizations: Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), United Democratic Front (UDF), Detainees' Parents Support Committee

Primary Language(s): English

Description: Saki Macozoma (political activist, current member of the National Executive Committee of the ANC, and Deputy Chairman of Safika Holdings) speaks about children in detention at the Detainee’s Parents Support Committee (DPSC) office. [00:15] Dr. Max Coleman (a founding member of the DPSC) is interviewed. [02:13] Clip of soldiers searching and patrolling in Soweto and arrested children in army trucks. [03:45] Beyers Naude (Afrikaner cleric, anti-apartheid activist, and former secretary-general of the SACC) addresses audience. [06:54] Footage of police patrols and clashes, including stone throwing, teargasing, and arrests. [09:34] Police, journalists, and people stand next to Khotso House, the South African Council of Churches (SACC) headquarters in Johannesburg, after August 1988 bombing by apartheid security police. [10:45] An unidentified human rights lawyer speaks to crowd. [11:25] Marcel Golding, former trade unionist and CEO of Midi TV, and Jay Naidoo, former COSATU Secretary, are interviewed. [11:43] UDF press conference, including Mrs. Albertina Sisulu. [14:50] Damage after bombing at Khotso House shown. [17:18] Johannes Ngcobo, former trade unionist and journalist, describes the destruction. [18:03]