Long Walk Original Manuscript (Image #579) - Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory
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Title: Long Walk Original Manuscript (Image #579)
Transcript: ours in 1967 Econimist cancelled. (b) letter to Pelser in 1969 demand for release ? (c) situation worsens in 1971 Badenhorst Lieutenant Fourie homosexual assaults and torture Peter Magano, George Naicker and Andimba. (Earlier cf of Mike Dingake Pretoria torture) (d) attempt to cut us off even more (I) heavy censorship of study material, magazines including government publications, letters, visits. (II) Restriction of visits to first degree relatives. (III) No letters to marked persons. (e) mendacity of officials. (i) fully discussed in letter to COP.
(15) Persecution of Zami: (a) collaboration between Prison Department and South African Police. (b) deportation of brother persecution of any couple that live with her. (c) refusal of Pelser and Kruger to allow him to live with her (d) refusal by Kruger licence to purchase firearm (e) confinement and loss of employment as social worker (f) served 4 days and 6 months (g) detained for 18 months and charged (h) cowardly attacks on her and destruction of property (i) sending visiting permits late forcing her to use plane to ruin her financially (j) cutting of correspondence between us especially when there are attacks on her (k) taping of our conversation and leaking it to the press (l) interference with correspondence between self and family in Transkei.
(16) As spokesman of Congress movement frequently met General Steyn, Brig. Aucamp and Officers commanding: (a) Gen. Steyn suave and sophisticated Afrikaner deserves highest appointment easy to discuss problems with him. (b) not familiar with his internal problems but could have done more for black prisoners here and elsewhere (c) shows tremendous power of social institutions and sad commentary that some of the worst atrocities and scandals occured during his
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