• Short Summary

    THE CASE OF MR ANDERSON GANYILE, THE PONDO LEADER WHO RETURNED TO HIS EXILE IN THE BRITISH PROTECTORATE OF BASUTOLAND JANUARY 20, AFTER FOUR MONTHS IMPRISONMENT IN THE TRANSKEI, IS SAID TO HAVE WIDE IMPLICATIONS FOR BRITAIN IN ITS RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE SOUTH AFRICAN REPUBLICAN GOVERNMENT NOW THAT THE COMMONWEALTH TIE HAS BEEN SEVERED.

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    THE CASE OF MR ANDERSON GANYILE, THE PONDO LEADER WHO RETURNED TO HIS EXILE IN THE BRITISH PROTECTORATE OF BASUTOLAND JANUARY 20, AFTER FOUR MONTHS IMPRISONMENT IN THE TRANSKEI, IS SAID TO HAVE WIDE IMPLICATIONS FOR BRITAIN IN ITS RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE SOUTH AFRICAN REPUBLICAN GOVERNMENT NOW THAT THE COMMONWEALTH TIE HAS BEEN SEVERED.

    MR GANYILE, WHO WAS ABDUCTED BY SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE FROM BASUTOLAND AND KEPT 'INCOMMUNICADO' IN THE GAOL, WAS INTERVIEWED JANUARY 31 AT QUACHAS NEK - A VILLAGE ON THE BASUTOLAND-SOUTH AFRICAN BORDER:
    GANYILE'S ABDUCTION FROM THE BRITISH PROTECTORATE; IN AUGUST, 1961; HIS IMPRISONMENT; THE PRELIMINARY HABEAS CORPUS PROCEEDINGS; THE GOVERNMENT'S RETALIATION BY CHARGING GANYILE WITH ATTEMPTED MURDER AND INCITEMENT TO MURDER; AND THE ULTIMATE RELEASE AND APOLOGY WITH EXPLANATION BY THE SOUTH AFRICAN MINISTER FOR EXTERNAL AFFAIRS, MR LUOW, ARE ALL MATTERS WHICH HAVE BEARING ON CHANGES PREDICTED IN A BRITISH BILL TO REGULATE AFFAIRS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES.

    ON JAN 24, A DURBAN LAWYER, MR ROLEY ARENSTEIN, SUBMITTED A THIRD CLAIM FOR 20,000 RAND (GBP10,000) AGAINST THE SOUTH AFRICAN MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND SIX POLICEMEN, ARISING OUT OF THE ARREST OF MR GANYILE, AND TWO OTHER MEN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA72L8PB7G1EEBWZZJ7RDNPB8JO
    Media URN:
    VLVA72L8PB7G1EEBWZZJ7RDNPB8JO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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