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South Africa / Blacks vs. Blacks #111916

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 19, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Johannesburg, South Africa, R) Violence between blacks in twps. in province of Natal, South Africa, featured; details given, scenes shown. [Archbishop Desmond TUTU - calls fighting barbaric.] Rival forces said to be Inkatha, a Zulu organization, United Democrat Front, anti-apartheid coalition. [United Democrat Front spokesperson Lechesa TSENOLI - says people have been forced into taking law in own hands.] [Masked UDF SPOKESPERSON - says must have freedom.] [Zulu chief min. Mongosuthu BUTHELEZI - says must be willingness to compromise.] Tactics of more radical UDF contrasted to those of Inkatha. Govt.'s reluctance to stop fighting noted. [Journalist Auggrey KAASTE - says police keep distance when blacks fight blacks.] Rel. of apartheid and black disunity mentioned. [Inkatha SPOKESPERSON - says blacks busy butchering each other.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:03:00

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