APN283928

R2,800.00

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On 17 May 1959 women of the Black Sash demonstrated against the National Party Government’s Senate Act which increased the senate members from 49 to 89 thus giving the National Party a majority in Parliament, enabling them to eliminate netranched clauses with ease. Here some of the women, who stood guard in relays, around a model guillotine and a cut out board of the Prime Minister Dr. Verwoerd, labelled Cheif Executioner