South Africa leaves the Commonwealth

May 16, 1961 on BBC One at 8:30 PM


After being condemned by the Commonwealth for its apartheid regime, South Africa left and became a republic. A range of South Africans express differing views on the situation, ranging from outright defiance from some white South Africans to understa... (more)ndable concerns from one South African of Indian descent.

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