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Title:Continued repression in South Africa
Periodical:Bulletin of the International Commission of Jurists
Geographic term:South Africa
Subject:civil and political rights
Abstract:The article describes some new measures and some examples of continued repression, viz. the power of the government by means of the Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1965, to detain potential witnesses for 180 days, trials in the Eastern Cape of former members of the banned African National Congress, the resort to retroactive legislation in a series of retrials, and the use of banning orders and house arrest. In the end some remarks concerning the banning of the Defence and Aid Fund in April 1966.