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Ball, Murray :Okay, step forward any lyin' commy who says that the fact that I support the South African apartheid system and am also minister of police has anything to do with the present situation in this country. [1981].

Reference Number: A-323-060

The cartoon shows a photo of the face of minister of police Ben Couch. The cartoonist has drawn around the face to make it seem as though he is a policeman in riot gear, In the background is a photo of a protest against the 1981 Springbok tour. A cartoon character, trying to look inconspicuous, is saying, not me sir. Refers to protests against the 1981 Springbok rugby tour because of the South African policy of apartheid. Minister of police Ben Couch made a firm stand against protestors.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Composite photographs and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Springbok Tour, Hon Manuera Benjamin Riwai Couch, organised by the New Zealand Cartoon Archive Trust in association with the Alexander Turnbull Library Guts and Glory; exhibition of rugby cartoons, Apartheid, Demonstrations and Rugby Union football.

Part of:
Ball, Murray :[Five original cartoons on the topic of apartheid. 1981.], Reference Number A-323-060/064 (2 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Photo montage with cartoon, 285 x 380mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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