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"UCT Students Against State of Emergency"
University of Cape Town, Cape Town
c. 1985

August 5, 1985
Duration: 00:15;15

People: Max Ozinsky

Organizations: African National Congress (ANC ), South West Africa People's Organisation (SWAPO)

Primary Language(s): English

Description: Footage of a South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO) meeting in Namibia. Unidentified SWAPO members and supporters address the gathering. [00:38] Shots of the Namibian security police and soldiers on patrol in the streets of Katitura, Namibia. [05:51] Footage of the arrest of several University of Cape Town students. Max Ozinsky, student leader and member of the Western Cape Legislature, explains to the protesters that they will negotiate with police for their release. [08:56]The students march to the edge of campus and wage a sit in until students are released. [11:47] The protest ends badly with students being beaten. [14:48]