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Protest outside the South African Consulate, Wellington, 6 November 1971

Reference Number: EP/1980/5497/21A-F

Demonstators outside the offices of the South African Consul-General, Federation House, 95-99, Molesworth Street, Wellington. The demonstrators were protesting against the jail sentence given to the Anglican Dean of Johannasburgh. Photographed by an Evening Post staff photographer on the 6th of November, 1971.

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Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-7327-2 (1639 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s) Single image on negative strip Single negative

Historical Notes: On the 1st of November 1971 the Anglican Dean of Johannesburgh, The Very Reverend Gonville Aubie ffrench-Beytagh (b 1912), was sentenced to 5 years in jail having been found guilty on ten points of subversive activities against the South African state. The sentence provoked protests within South Africa and throughout the world.

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