SOUTH AFRICA: Justice Takes Its Course

South Africa's Nationalist government long ago decided that liberty is for white men only. Last week it tightened the definition by serving notice that personal liberty applies only to those white South Africans whom its ministers happen to like.

One of the whites whom Nationalist Minister of Justice Charles Swart happens to dislike is voluble little Emil Solomon ("Solly") Sachs, 50, former secretary of Johannesburg's militantly anti-Communist Garment Workers' Union. Solly's principal crime in the minister's eyes is that his union has a mixed membership of

Boer women, Negroes and half-caste girls. Last spring the minister used his powers under the...

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