SOUTH AFRICA: Caged Men

SOUTH AFRICA Caged Men It was no wonder that the white citizens of Johannesburg were jittery. A man might ignore the 93° heat and the potentially explosive bus boycott that Johannesburg Negroes had organized in protest against a fare rise. No one, however, could ignore the tension which emanated from the city drill hall, where 156 South Africans last week faced a court on charges of high treason—a trial which the London Economist likened to Hitler's notorious Reichstag fire trial.

The accused, most of whom had been arrested in one big countrywide swoop early last month...

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