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South Africa / Pol. Opposition #319955

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 24, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) South Africa's minister of law and order Adriaan Vlok quoted with regard to policy to stop anti-apartheid protests. Archbishop Desmond Tutu quoted. Report introduced.

(Johannesburg, South Africa: Martha Teichner) Anti-apartheid rallies, speeches and marches reported banned by South African government United Democrat Front's (UDF) August rally recalled. [UDF spokesperson Reverend Allan BOESAK - comments on opposition to apartheid.] UDF leadership reported banned from addressing political gatherings. [UDF president Albertina SISULU - says government has declared war.] Black trade unions noted also damaged by restrictions; COSATU mentioned. [VLOK - says restrictions will lead to peace.] South African election year noted causing president P.W. Botha to appease militant right-wing whites.

Rather, Dan;
Teichner, Martha

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