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South Africa / Police Detentions #310983

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 20, 1986
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.

(Johannesburg, South Africa: Allen Pizzey) Police detention of visiting intl. labor leaders, include AFL-CIO president Lane Kirkland, examined; details given, scenes shown. [KIRKLAND - is appalled at blacks' living conditions.] Role of black unions in anti-apartheid movement and number leaders arrested under state of emergency laws so far noted. [Union spokesperson John VANDERVEKEN - cites suspension of human rights for detainees and their families.]

(Studio: Susan Spencer) Press restrictions imposed by South Africa noted. Police raid on Reverend Allan Boesak's Cape Town church services detailed. Bishop Desmond Tutu, elevated to archbishop, said meeting tomorrow with President P.W. Botha to discuss current crisis.

Reporter(s):
Pizzey, Allen;
Spencer, Susan
Duration:
00:02:40

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