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In Pictures: South Africa's freedom day
Black and white voters queue at a polling station
Introduction

On 26 April 1994 millions of black South Africans turned out to vote in the country's first multiracial elections.

The world was captivated by images of South Africans peacefully lining up to vote for the first time.

Click through this photo gallery to see images from the election, and listen to audio clips from the BBC archive.

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