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South Africa / Hunger Strike / Tutu #120574

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 14, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Archbishop Desmond Tutu reported calling on all Anglicans in South Africa to fast in support of hunger strike noted. Report introduced.

(Johannesburg, South Africa: Richard Sergei) South African policy of detention featured; details given of one black family's plight; scenes shown from Johannesburg, South Africa. [Father Aaron INGUNZULU - explains detention of son without reason being given.] [Mother Rosina INGUNZULU - explains learning that son is on hunger strike.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings ) American activist group TransAfrica reported organizing limited hunger strikes in United States to support South Africans; statement from group's leader Randall Robinson given.

Jennings, Peter;
Sergei, Richard

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