page 32 - Prison house notes: List of visitors [swart_mandela prison house notes_032.jpg]

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ZA COM NMAP 2012/32-9-32


Prison house notes: List of visitors [swart_mandela prison house notes_032.jpg]


  • 1990-01-16 (Creation)

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(26 May 1934 - 13 March 2004)

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Anti-apartheid activist, lawyer and politician. Minister of justice from 1994 to 1999 and minister of transport until his death. He was a member of the Unity Movement in the early 1970's and 1980's before becoming a leading member of the United Democratic Front. As a lawyer he defended ANC and PAC members on trial during the apartheid era.

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Jack Swart

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Letter to Major Marais and Warrant Officer Gregory alerting them of National Executive Committee Members list of people visiting Mandela.

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Access by permission of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory

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  • English

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