TRIUMPH OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT, Ahmed Kathrada and Robben Island

: Vadi (Z.) ed.

R 710.00
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196pp., colour illus., hardback, d.w., (Lenasia), 2015


A tribute to Rivonia trialist Ahmed Kathrada (1929-2017), who was sentenced to life imprisonment and spent 18 years on Robben Island.

Includes tributes from fellow Robben Island prisoners, South African politicians and activists and some of the international guests whom Kathrada took on tours of the island: Elinor Sisulu, Dikang Moseneke, Eddie Daniels, Trevor Manuel, Marwan Nargghouthi, Abdullah Abdullah, Fidel Castro, Barak Obama, Martti Ahtissari, Mary Robinson, Gerry Adams, Charlize Theron, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Denzel Washington, Harry Belafonte, Anant Singh, Ashwin Desai, John Pilger, and many others.