Fischer, Bram

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Fischer, Bram

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  • Fischer, Abram Louis

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Dates of existence

23 April 1980 - 8 May 1975

History

Lawyer and political and anti-apartheid activist. Leader of the CPSA/SACP. Member of the Congress of Democrats (COD). Charged with incitement for his involvement in the African Mine Workers’ Strike for better wages in 1946. Successfully defended Mandela and other leading ANC members in the Treason Trial. Led the defence in the Rivonia Trial, 1963–64. Continually subjected to banning orders and in 1966 he was sentenced to life imprisonment for violating the Suppression of Communism Act and conspiring to commit sabotage. Awarded the Lenin Peace Prize in 1967.

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Wilson, Ilse Fischer

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ZA-COM-01507

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Wilson, Ilse Fischer is the spouse of Fischer, Bram

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ZA-COM-01032

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