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Men in the Trnopolje prison camp 1992: Serbian prison camps condemned

Conditions in two Serbian detention camps are condemned as "hell on earth" by the man leading a delegation to inspect them.


Tamara Press preparing to shot put 1964: South Africa banned from Olympics
South Africa are barred from taking part in the 18th Olympic Games in Tokyo over its refusal to condemn apartheid.

Manchester United stadium 1989: Man U sold in record takeover deal
Manchester United Football Club is sold for 20m in the biggest takeover deal in the history of British football.

Janis Joplin 1969: Woodstock music festival ends
Three days and nights of sex, drugs and rock and roll come to a peaceful end as the Woodstock music festival winds down.

Shrine set up for Eamon McDevitt 1971: British Army shot 'unarmed' disabled man
The British Army is accused of shooting dead an unarmed, disabled man during disturbances in Northern Ireland.

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