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South African Anti-Apartheid Activist Steve Biko Dies in Police Custody (1977) Options
Daemon
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South African Anti-Apartheid Activist Steve Biko Dies in Police Custody (1977)

A former medical student, Biko founded the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa in 1968 to combat racism and apartheid. He was officially "banned" by the South African government in 1973 and was arrested several times in the years that followed. Arrested for the last time in 1977, he was tortured and beaten to death in police custody, prompting international protests and a UN arms embargo. Twenty years later, five former policemen admitted killing him. Why were they never prosecuted? More...
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Ну и пёс с ним.
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Just like the young Emmett L. Till, lynched to death by white people in the USA in 1955, Biko was another - unfortunately not the last - victim of racism, and humankind still insist in not learning with history and ignoring the signs sent from up above. Truly sad and disappointing.
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