Leaflet issued by the National Action Council calling for a nationwide stay-at-home on 29, 30, 31 May 1961
Stay at Home
PEOPLE OF SOUTH AFRICA!
THE PROTEST GOES ON
ARRESTS CANNOT STOP US
We have made our demands known to the Government. We want a National Convention to make a constitution for a democratic South Africa.
VOTES TO ALL
DECENT WAGES FOR ALL END PASS LAWS
END MINORITY WHITE DOMINATION
VERWOERD REPLIES NO!
He mobilises the army, starts police raids, arrests our leaders and arrests thousands for passes and taxes, bans our meetings. He tries to frighten the country with wild tales of violence.
OUR ANSWER TO VERWOERD:
We are not going to be frightened by Verwoerd. WE STAND FIRM BY OUR DECISION TO STAY AT HOME ON MONDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.
No one who loves freedom should go to work on those three days.
LET US STAND TOGETHER, UNITED AND DISCIPLINED. DO NOT BE INTIMIDATED BY POLICE AGENTS AND PROVOCATEURS.
DOWN WITH VERWOERD'S MINORITY REPUBLIC
FORWARD TO FREEDOM IN OUR LIFETIME
A W U P A T H W A *
Issued by National Action Council
* Awupatha: we shall not be dominated