About this site

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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1987. Act/Regulations

"The government imposes new and sweeping curbs on the already heavily censored media. Under the new regulations, the government could ban or censor any nespaper deemed to be responsible for inciting unrest" (Riley 1991: 203).

This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. Return to the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory site.