Trojan Horse Massacre

Students mark Trojan Horse Massacre

Forgiveness, reconciliation and healing were in the air on Friday as hundreds of Athlone students, teachers and activists marched the same road where three youngsters were shot dead by police in 1985. Two police officers were among those who laid colourful wreathes at the site in Thornton Road to commemorate[…]

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30 years since Trojan Horse Massacre

Thursday marks 30 years since the ‘Trojan Horse massacre’, a pivotal event in South Africa’s anti-apartheid history. In Athlone in Cape Town, the area bordered by Klipfontein Road, Belgravia Road, Thornton Road and Alexander Sinton High School became a gathering place for anti-apartheid protests, particularly by students. On 15 October[…]

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