South Africa: Overcoming Apartheid
Sharpeville: March 21, 1960 As Seen by Petrus Tom
FOSATU Worker News No. 40
Published by Federation of South African Trade Unions


Petrus Tom was among the people who went to the police station in Sharpeville without his pass so as to be arrested. He tells of the shock of seeing police killing protesters. This is an excerpt from Tom's book, My Life Struggle. (Magazine Article)

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Source: Southern Africa Freedom Struggles, 1950-1994. Digital Innovation South Africa (DISA).

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