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Author: Yuxi Wang
Publication date: 2018
In June 1978 two new prisoners joined us in the Pretoria Security Prison. They had not long before completed their studies. Tim Jenkin, blonde, with glasses and very thin; Stephen Lee, brown hair,...
Author: Denis Goldberg
To cover 22 years of imprisonment in chronological order is too difficult - and I think it would be boring to read about that life within a life in such detail. I have selected some themes which I...
Author: Denis Goldberg
It is not easy to write about prison. When I was freed after 22 years I had spent 45 per cent of my life inside the walls. Now I have been outside the prison again longer than I was behind the walls...
Author: Denis Goldberg
The judge Is dressed in red and white the assessors in black and white the prosecutor in a hostage smile and I in the borrowed robes of my grandmother’s wisdom corn she said cannot expect justice...
Author: Denis Goldberg
On 11 July 1963 I was sitting in the living-room of theLiliesleaf farm-house reading Robert Junk’s Brighter than a Thousand Suns, the story of the first atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima in August...
Author: Denis Goldberg
In the early 1960s, following the sharpeville massacre and the state of emergency, there were more than 100 sabotage attacks across the country. The government, in response, introduced two savage new...
Author: Denis Goldberg
After the State of Emergency in 1960, when so many of us were locked up for four or five months in detention, there was a widespread feeling that we were moving towards a point where we would have to...
Author: Denis Goldberg
Esmé was as active as I was and we enjoyed working together. One of our early activities was helping to organise non-racial youth camps over the Easter weekends of 1954 and 1957. We felt it important...
Author: Denis Goldberg
I was a fresh-faced 16-year-old when I started my studies in 1950 at the University of Cape Town. In the long summer holiday between school and university I worked on a fruit farm some 85 miles from...
Author: Denis Goldberg
“Mum, please hold my poetry book. Help me memorise my lines.” “What’s it called?” she asked. “Hiawatha.” “Oh, then just say it,” she said, her hands deep in soapy washing-up water. “But, Mum, you’ve...
Author: Denis Goldberg
June 12, 1964 was the day for sentencing in the Rivonia Trial in Pretoria. The prosecution wanted the maximum sentence – and we expected it: death. But in a short statement to the court the judge...
Author: Denis Goldberg
After 22 years as a political prisoner and 24 years thereafter I felt it was time to write about my life in South Africa in struggle, in prison, in exile, in freedom and back home in my homeland,...
Author: Denis Goldberg
As the only White amongst those convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in the Rivonia Trial, Denis Goldberg will always have a unique place in that story. These memoirs offer the reader an...
Author: Zweledinga Pallo Jordan
Foreword by Dr Z. Pallo Jordan Preface Chapter 1 Break down the walls Chapter 2 Respect for all, Childhood in Cape Town, 1933 – 1949 Chapter 3 University Chapter 4 Political activity 1950-...
Author: Denis Goldberg
Author: Garth Canon Benneyworth
Publication date: 2 November 2017
Publisher: South Africa Historical Journal
Author: Garth Benneyworth
Publication date: 04 December 2017
Author: Garth Benneyworth
Publication date: 1963
Publisher: South African Historical Journal
Author: Garth Benneyworth
Publication date: 15 August 2017
Publisher: South African Historical Journal

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