An enigmatic leader and hero

2008-04-23 00:00

BY the time that Chanderdeo George Sewpershad died a year ago, he had brought together the old-school activists and young Turks of the anti-apartheid struggle for human rights and social justice in South Africa. He died of cancer in Durban on May 18.

Sewpershad was an enigmatic leader of the Natal Indian Congress, a patriotic front of the banned African National Congress (ANC) and the United Democratic Front, an internal resistance movement with Trevor Manuel and Patrick publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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