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South Africa / Protest #320025

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 29, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Church leaders in South Africa reported attempting to protest bans on anti-apartheid demonstrations. Report introduced.

(Johannesburg, South Africa: Martha Teichner) March shown being led by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Reverend Allan Boesak in Capetown. Churchmen noted planning to deliver petition to President P.W. Botha protesting ban of anti- apartheid orgs. Police shown stopping demonstration. Mbrs. of press, incl. CBS cameraman, arrested; details given, scenes shown. [BOESAK - says will engage in peaceful protest.] Nazi-inspired Afrikaner Resistance Movement shown delivering petition to government bldgs. Saturday in Pretoria, South Africa. Rules noted different for right-wing fanatics; details given, scenes shown. South African government noted not allowing church to symbolize anti-apartheid sentiment.

Rather, Dan;
Teichner, Martha

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