Rebellion in Soweto

the rebellion of Soweto to 16. June 1976 was a symbol in the fight against the racistic apartheid regime in South Africa. Soweto stands for southwest quarter of Johannesburg of the one residential town for black ones for South Western Township and designates was. Black pupils and pupils against intensified Africa to instruction, protested there. The police struck down this rebellion by force: 176 black pupils and student died. Unrests spread to other Townships in South Africa and persisted until 1978.

The first victim with these rebellions was the pupil Hektor Petersen. Its monument stands in Soweto.

 

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