South African Communist Party (SACP), Bloody Beasts of Bisho, 1992. Offset litho poster printed at Allie’s Press, Cape Town. Cartoon by Zapiro. The poster refers to the killing of 28 people by the Ciskei Defence Force on 7 September 1992, when 80,000 supporters of the ANC and its allies marched on Bisho to demand the reincorporation of the Ciskei ‘homeland’ into South Africa and to oust Ciskei leader, Brigadier Oupa Gqozo. Collection: CHR/UWC-Robben Island Museum Mayibuye Archives

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