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South Africa: Commission of Enquiry to enquire into the events in the District of Vereeniging, namely the Sharpeville location, and Evaton, and Vanderbijlpark, Transvaal Province, on 21st March 1960.


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Reference MICRO
Covering dates nd [1960]
Held by York University, Borthwick Institute for Archives
Extent 27 Volumes (Vol. 1 missing).
Conditions of access The documents are held on indefinite loan from Amnesty International, London.
Creators Sharpeville Commission

Contents:
[Minutes of evidence and exhibits, Vereeniging]. The typescript evidence to the Commission has been bound in five volumes. It includes statements and cross-examination records of the principal Pan-Africanist Congress organisers and the key police officers involved. As well as providing a detailed record of the events of 21st March 1960, the evidence also contains considerable detail on PAC activity within the location in the weeks preceding the massacre. Unpublished typescript. Text in English and Afrikaans.



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