Steve Biko

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A black human rights activist from South Africa who was tortured to death in prison under medical supervision, 6 days after being detained by police for questioning
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11, 1977, South Africa: Anti-apartheid leader Stephen Biko was being beaten in a police van.
Stephen Biko, the 30-year-old leader of the South African Students' Organization, was beaten to death by government agents in 1977.
He had been walking around without his identity card and he was taken to the same jail that Stephen Biko (anti-apartheid activist) died in.