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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1966

Bram Fischer sentenced to life imprisonment

District Six is declared a 'white' group area. Forced removal begins for 55,000 residents

September : Prime Minister Verwoerd assassinated in Parliament by Dimitri Tsafendis. B. J. Vorster succeeds as Prime Minister

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.