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The struggle to free South Africa from its apartheid shackles was long and complex. One of the many ways in which the apartheid regime maintained its stranglehold in South Africa was through controlling the freedom of speech and the flow of information, in an effort to silence the voices of those who opposed it. United by the ideals of freedom and equality, but also nuanced by a wide variety of persuasions, the ‘voices of liberation’ were many: African nationalists, communists, trade-unionists, pan-Africanists, English liberals, human rights activists, Christians, Hindus, Muslims and Jews, to name but a few.

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Format : 148mm x 210mm
Pages : 184
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-1356-0
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2356-1
Publish Year : 2012

HIS LIFE
Early life
From Groutville to Adams College
From Adams College to Groutville
Religious affiliation
His early political work
Luthuli of the ANC
The Nobel Prize for Peace and after
A concluding summary

HIS SPEECHES
Wake up, Africans! Wake up!
The road to freedom is via the cross
Freedom Day message
Freedom in our lifetime
Resist apartheid!
The challenge of our time
The implications of the Freedom Charter
The African National Congress in recent years
What is aimed at with the African people
The struggle must go on
Letter to the Prime Minister, JG Strijdom
Our vision is a democratic society
Africa and freedom
We dont want crumbs
On the Rivonia Trial
Excerpts from Chief Luthulis evidence at the Treason Trial

HIS LEGACY
Bibliography and further reading

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