Apartheid

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DateCountryDetail
21/03/1960
South Africa More than 50 Africans die and 169 are injured as police open fire in the South African township of Sharpeville.
06/11/1962
United States The United Nations General Assembly adopts a resolution condemning South Africa's Apartheid policies and calls for an economic and military boycott.
18/08/1964
Japan South Africa is banned from the 18th Olympics in Tokyo because it refuses to condemn apartheid.
25/09/1977
South Africa In South Africa 15,000 attend the funeral of anti-apartheid campaigner Steven Biko.
15/08/1989
South Africa Frederik de Klerk is elected president of South Africa
02/02/1990
South Africa President Frederik de Klerk of South Africa lifts the 30-year ban on leading anti-apartheid group the African National Congress
01/02/1991
South Africa South African president Frederik de Klerk announces the abolition of the last remaining apartheid laws.
18/03/1992
South Africa White South Africans back an overwhelming mandate for political reforms to end apartheid.
02/11/1995
South Africa Former South African defence minister General Magnus Malan is arrested with 10 other former senior military officers and is charged with the murder of 13 black people in 1987
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