South Africa: Overcoming Apartheid

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President Mandela at Engen Refinery Protest



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South Durban communities, surrounded by two oil refineries and other chemical industries, have suffered from air pollution. Community activists picketed the refinery when they heard President Mandela was coming to visit, and the President stopped to hear the people's complaints.

By David Wiley

March 25, 1995

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