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Dentist’s death in police custody in South Africa

Title
Dentist’s death in police custody in South Africa
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
9 Nov 1977
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:03:33
Description
Paul Woodley reports on the death of a young dentist, Hoosen Haffejee, in South Africa whilst in police custody and the outcry surrounding the circumstances. Includes interviews with Danish forensics expert Dr Sigur Albertsson(?); Haffejee’s aunt Amir Rahim; Sherman Carroll from Amnesty International.
Contributors
Paul Woodley; Amir Rahim; Sherman Carroll; Sigur Albertsson(?)
Keywords
Deaths; South Africa; Apartheid; Racial discrimination; Policing practice; Imprisonment; Inquests; Hoosen Haffejee

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