1992 Photo Contest, Spot News, Honorable mention

Ian Berry

Magnum Photos

01 August, 1991

The funeral of Gerhard Koen. The white farmer was allegedly shot by the security police at Ventersdorp, North West province, during riots when the ultra right wing Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB, Afrikaner Resistance Movement) and the South African police clashed for the first time in 43 years of Apartheid. The AWB tried to disrupt a speech by South Africa’s President De Klerk in Ventersdorp. During the rioting, four people were killed.

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Ian Berry

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