RIP Hugh Lewin (1939 – January 16 2019)


His life spanned many decades of political upheaval within and outside South Africa. He wrote books, was a journalist, trained journalists and he was active to oppose the forces of apartheid in South Africa. Now Hugh Lewin has passed away. In this article you will read about his life struggling for justice.      Advertisements

‘Our poverty comes from racism, and racism locks out talent’


He is active in the world of mining. But on the side he mines words and puts them in a proper order. His name is Clinton Chauke and his book is titled Born in Chains: The Diary of an Angry ‘Born-Free’. In this interview you will hear more about this book and what he has mined.

Incorruptible | Pictures of the book launch and radio interview


Last month the book Incorruptible was launched in The Netherlands. In this book the journalist Evelien (or Evelyn) Groenink shows the results of her investigation into the deaths of Dulcie September, Anton Lubowski and Chris Hani.  In this article you will find some pictures of the launch and a link to an interview with the … Continue reading Incorruptible | Pictures of the book launch and radio interview

Book launch | Marianne Thamms’ De Ondraaglijke Blankheid van het Bestaan


The days of apartheid is still a source of writing. One of the latest in the long long line is the South African writer and journalist Marianne Thamm, who has taken a deep and long look at her own background.  Her father was a German, with a nazi background. Her mother hailed from Portugal and … Continue reading Book launch | Marianne Thamms’ De Ondraaglijke Blankheid van het Bestaan

New light on anti-apartheid activists’ deaths


The past is not over. It has not passed away. It is still present in many ways. The Dutch investigative journalist Evelyn Groenink, who lived for many years in South Africa, has written a book on the death of three anti-apartheid activists. The names are Dulcie September, Anton Lubowski and Chris Hani. The content of … Continue reading New light on anti-apartheid activists’ deaths

Incorruptible


An imminent publication on South African politics and murder. Three names are mentioned by the author Evelien Groenink who lived in South Africa as a journalist. The names of three people who have been murdered: Dulcie September (1988), Anton Lubowski (1989) and last but not least Chris Hani (1993). Three names and three stories, but … Continue reading Incorruptible