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South Africa / Apartheid Land Ownership #299773

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 14, 1985
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(Studio) White and black land ownership under South Africa's apartheid system explained, illustrated on screen.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Ciskei, South Africa) South African government's designation of Ciskei as black homeland, site of forced relocation of blacks, featured; films shown. Govt. noted stripping blacks of all citizenship before forcibly sending them here; details given. [Reverend Allan BOESAK - notes Ciskei is forcibly segregated from South Africa economically and militarily.] Criticism of pres.-for-life Lennox Sebe quoted. [Attorney Nicholas HAYSOM - cites economy desperation of Ciskei.] [Operation Hunger spokesperson Roselle FRASCA - describes starvation in Ciskei.] No. black Africans forced to resettle here in exchange for Sebe's personal and government use discussed. [Dissident Steve TSHWETE - attacks Sebe's relationship with pretoria.] Sebe's police attacks and torture of blacks refusing to ride govt buses described; photos shown. [HAYSOM - describes rape and torture of strikers by Sebe's troops.] [S. African government spokesperson Gerrit VILJOEN - disowns responsibility for Sebe.] [BOESAK - notes Ciskei economy, government, military, police are totally dependent on South Africa.]
REPORTER: Allen Pizzey

Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan

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