Places and forms of power

South Africa in 2019

An article on today’s dramatic situation in South Africa https://edition.cnn.com/2019/05/07/africa/south-africa-elections-inequality-intl/index.html   A video in French on May 8th elections in South Africa.  

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Nelson Mandela

A video on the life story of Nelson Mandela, taken from the website https://www.nelsonmandela.org/   “ I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an … Continuer la lecture »

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Apartheid

Début d’un documentaire (introuvable en dvd) sur l’histoire de l’apartheid : des premiers colons à l’emprisonnement de Mandela

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Info ou intox?

Vidéo des Observateurs de France24 sur des exemples de « fake news », « hoaxes » etc.

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Fake news

Débat de France 24 sur les « fake news » Le site des Observateurs http://observers.france24.com/fr/

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Nzima’s photograph

A documentary with subtitles on Sam Nzima’s famous photograph and Soweto uprising

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The Rainbow Nation

A video on the Rainbow Nation from BBC News   Interview of a journalist in French on the website of TV5 : http://information.tv5monde.com/afrique/afrique-du-sud-une-nation-arc-en-ciel-4317

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Passbooks

What is a passbook? Watch some testimonies to know more about passbooks. Geoff Budlender, Advocate of the Supreme Court: Well the Passbook was a document which all Africans had to carry from the age of sixteen. They had to produce it on demand. It was a criminal offence to fail to produce it on demand. … Continuer la lecture »

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Apartheid explained

A short history of apartheid

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