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DM1999111505:SAED:POLITICS:PERSONALITY:APARTHEID:OCT1954 – Western Areas Protest Meeting – African National Congress Secretary General, Walter Sisulu, addressing the meeting. Sunday, 28 June 1953: The ANC and Transvaal Indian Congress convened a public meeting at Sophiatown’s Odin Cinema to protest against government plans to demolish Johannesurg’s Western Areas townships – Sophiatown, Newclare nad Martindale – and to move their African residents to Meadowlands, a new State township. (Photograph by Jurgen Schaderberg © Baileys Archive) forced removals