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Apartheid: the Tyranny of Racism Made Law | by United Nations Photo
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Apartheid: the Tyranny of Racism Made Law

Young golfer works on his stroke with some encouragement from his friends in Alexandra, a black township on the far outskirts of Johannesburg. All urban blacks are required by law to live in such townships, provided they have

permits to work in the "white" towns and cities that are dependent on their labour. But nowhere in South Africa, not even in the so-called "homelands", do black people have unrestricted, inviolable rights of residence. Throughout the country they live precariously and under constant threat of forced removal.

1/Jan/1982. UN Photo/DB.

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Taken on January 1, 1982