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South Africa (Arrest Of British Subjects)

Volume 827: debated on Monday 29 November 1971

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many British subjects have been arrested by the South African Government during the past year.

There have been 71 since 1st December, 1970, of which nine were for drug offences and 55 on criminal charges. Seven have been detained on charges connected with political activities.