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This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1973. Gatherings & Demonstrations Act No 52

This "prohibited demonstrations and open-air gatherings of any number of persons within the precincts of Parliament" (Dugard 1978: 189).

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