Olivia Forsyth takes refuge in British embassy in Luanda



Monday, 2 May 1988

Olivia Forsyth escaped from her guards and took refuge in the British embassy in Luanda. She was a self-confessed SA spy of the security police in the African National Congress who was held prisoner at the ANC Quatro prison camp in Angola for seven months and spent another fifteen months under ANC guard in Luanda.


South African Institute of Race Relations. (1990). Race Relations Survey 1989/90, Johannesburg: South African Institute of Race Relations, p. 144.


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