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South Africa compensates apartheid victims

More than 700 people, who were pushed from their land during White minority rule, to get compensation.
Last Modified: 26 Dec 2012 08:01

South Africa's government has agreed to compensate more than 700 people who were pushed from their land during apartheid era under White minority rule.

The law called Natives Land Act meant blacks couldn't live in areas designated for white homes and businesses.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Germiston in South Africa.

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