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South Africa / Mandela Bodyguards / Hunger Strike #120922

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 09, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Investigation of football club that acts as bodyguards for activist black leader Winnie Mandela reported; details given of chgs. against club members Report introduced.

(Johannesburg, South Africa: Richard Sergei) Hunger strike by political prisoners to protest detention without trial featured; details given of government's policy of detention after declaration of state of emergency in 1986, scenes shown. [Detainee lawyer Kathleen SATCHWELL - reads statement challenging indefinite detention.] [Hunger-striking detainee's mother Mary NZWE - says there is no other way.] Govt. response to hunger strikers noted. [S. African minister of law and order Adriaan VLOK - calls strike blackmail.]

Jennings, Peter;
Sergei, Richard

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