SA whites in bus protest

Cape Town - Right-wing whites armed with chains and whips, and with dogs, yesterday terrorised black children bused into their neighbourhood and threatened to burn down a school the pupils have occupied. Police escorted the children from the fenced school compound to buses at the end of the day.

About 100 men and women shouted abuse while their Rottweiler and Alsatian dogs barked viciously at the children behind the schoolyard fence.

The 3,000 black pupils occupied the school in the low-income Ruyterwacht suburb of Cape Town a week ago after they were turned away from overcrowded township schools about nine miles away at the beginning of the new school year. Reuter

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