A 20,000-strong crowd from all parts of Natal Province, South Africa, rallied in Durban Nov. 14 to demand safeguard on human rights in South Africa, soon to become a Republic.
GV City Hall.
SLV Flags of Commonwealth nations.
GV Evening march of demonstrators to City Hall.
SLV Marchers with banners.
MV Natal banner in crowd.
CU 'No' banner.
GV Crowd outside City Hall.
SV Swastika emblem on placard.
MV Mr. Leo Boyd (Leader Progressive Party) speaks.
CU Mr. Boyd.
MV Section of crowd as rain falls.
MV Colonel Martin (Federal Party Leader) mounts rostrum.
MV Mr. Mitchell (Natal leader of United Party) mounts rostrum.
SCV Section of crowd.
SCU Mr. Mitchell.
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Background: A 20,000-strong crowd from all parts of Natal Province, South Africa, rallied in Durban Nov. 14 to demand safeguard on human rights in South Africa, soon to become a Republic. Most of Natal voted 'No' earlier this year to Premier Verwoerd's referendum for a Republic.
The rally - in pouring night rain - also called for greater provincial autonomy under the Republic. Among the Natal speaker were Leo Boyd, Progressive Party leader, Colonel A.U. Martin, Federal Party leader and Douglas Mitchell, leader of the United Party.