Today in 1977, Black consciousness movement leader Steve Biko was arrest at a roadblock outside King William’s Town and detained under section 6 of the South African Terrorism Act. Biko was held in prison for twenty-four days where he was interrogated, starved and beaten. His detention ended with his death from a massive brain injury on 12 September.
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