Biko - Cry Freedom

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Henry Holt and Company, Sep 15, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 418 pages
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Subjected to 22 hours of interrogation, torture and beating by South African police on September 6, 1977, Steve Biko died six days later. Donald Woods, Biko's close friend and a leading white South African newspaper editor, exposed the murder helping to ignite the black revolution.

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Having read the 1987 version of this book I felt I was viewing a snapshot of a very particular time. At the time of the printing of this edition, South Africa was in a state of turmoil, and as Donald ... Read full review

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Donald Woods was a South-African born journalist who founded and edited The Daily Dispatch, which he used as a vehicle to attack South Africa's apartheid establishment. He was exiled to London where he remained until his death from cancer in 2001.

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