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Salient: Victoria University Students' Paper. Vol. 29, No. 14. 1966.



Ian Robertson, former South African student president, is now on a scholarship in London. (He left by an exit permit, which means he can never return to South Africa.) Back in South Africa his oppressor, new Prime Minister Vorster is weathering a storm of criticism. When he made public his reasons for the ban, he found every single allegation (membership of a bannod organisation. contact with a subversive organisation, not a bona fide student) convincingly proved wrong. Indeed. the subversive organisation turned out to be MRA! "It must by now be clear to even the most dedicated and myopic believer that something went grievously wrong in this case." editorialised the Johannesburg Star. But Vorster shows no sign of changing, and 500 people are now subject to banning orders.