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South Africa / State of Emergency #103088

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 17, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Contd. press censorship from South Africa noted; report introduced.

(Johannesburg, South Africa: Jim Hickey) Conditions in South Africa, according to government reports and restrictions, noted; details given, scenes shown. Soweto riots anniversary mentioned. [Govt. spokesperson Leon MELLET - comments on situation.] Arrival in country of Archbishop of Canterbury's special envoy, Terry Waite, reported; Waite said met by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. [TUTU - reacts to British Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's position on South Africa.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Previous report noted censored by South Africans. Additional report introduced.

(London, England: Barrie Dunsmore) Tutu's reaction to Thatcher's opposition to economy sanctions against South Africa given. Opposition to Thatcher's position reported Queen Elizabeth II's reported position noted. Amnesty International's report on mass arrest of churchgoers in Cape Town cited; one US citizen, Scott Daugherty, reported in group. State Department confirmation of US citizens' arrests stated.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Expulsion of CBS camera operator Wim de Vos for photographing demonstration in Cape Town reported

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Hickey, Jim;
Jennings, Peter

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