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Striking railway workers sign back on to work in Johannesburg

Striking railways workers sign back on to work after the end of the biggest (about 18000 workers), and longest (3 months) strike in the history of South African public service. The victory for members of the S.A. Harbour and the Railway Workers Union came after months of police harassment and conflict which left a number of workers dead and many detained. Johannesburg 11 June 1987.

Miller, Eric

Police seige of COSATU headquarters

Police lay siege to the headquarters of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) in central Johannesburg. Police claimed they were searching for 3 ANC members allegedly hiding in the building. The building and the surrounding area were sealed off for over 6 hours and the press denied access under emergency regulations. Johannesburg 22 April 1987. Photographer at the time did not want credit for this photograph probably for protection.

Miller, Eric

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