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Pollsmoor Prison March, Cape Town, 1985
Student protesters, Demonstrations, Police brutality, Apartheid, Political history--South Africa, Beyond the Barricades
Police attack youths early in the morning on the day of the Pollsmoor Prison March. United Democratic Front (UDF) leaders had called upon people to march to Pollsmoor Prison in August 1985 to demand the release of Nelson Mandela and other political prisoners. The students were also protesting against the state's education system, which offered blacks inferior education.