Report of the Commission of Inquiry Into the Riots at Soweto and Elsewhere from the 16th of June 1976 to the 28th of February 1977

– In two volumes (641 pages & 457 pages)

“On 16 June 1976, police opened fire on approximately 10 000 school students in Soweto during a protest against the compulsory use of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction in schools. The shootings provoked extensive unrest and protest throughout Soweto, spreading over the following months to several other regions in South Africa, particularly Cape Town. Around 575 people were killed, 390 in the Transvaal and 137 in the western Cape. Over 2000 people were injured. Arrests, deaths in detention and trials followed the revolt, and the first members of the ‘Class of 76’ left South Africa for training in armed resistance.”

Price: POA

Published: 1980

Publishers: Government Printer (Republic of South Africa)

ISBN: 062105755X

Condition: Cardboard softcover with significant scuff marks around the edges of the cover and the spine. Internally in very good condition – very clean and tightly bound.

Description

– In two volumes (641 pages & 457 pages)

“On 16 June 1976, police opened fire on approximately 10 000 school students in Soweto during a protest against the compulsory use of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction in schools. The shootings provoked extensive unrest and protest throughout Soweto, spreading over the following months to several other regions in South Africa, particularly Cape Town. Around 575 people were killed, 390 in the Transvaal and 137 in the western Cape. Over 2000 people were injured. Arrests, deaths in detention and trials followed the revolt, and the first members of the ‘Class of 76’ left South Africa for training in armed resistance.”

Price: POA

Published: 1980

Publishers: Government Printer (Republic of South Africa)

ISBN: 062105755X

Condition: Cardboard softcover with significant scuff marks around the edges of the cover and the spine. Internally in very good condition – very clean and tightly bound.

Additional information

Weight 2550 g