MY OWN LIBERATOR: A MEMOIR
BY: DIKGANG MOSENEKE
ZAR350 PICADOR AFRICA (SA)
South African lawyer and activist, Dikgang Moseneke, pays homage to the many people and places that have helped to define and shape him.
In tracing his ancestry, the influence of both maternal and paternal sides of his family is evident in the values they instilled in their children--the importance of family, the value of hard work and education, an uncompromising moral code, compassion for those less fortunate and unflinching refusal to accept an unjust political regime or acknowledge its oppressive laws.
As a young activist in the Pan Africanist Congress, at the tender age of 15, Moseneke was arrested, detained and, in 1963, sentenced to 10 years on Robben Island for participating in anti-apartheid activities.
Physical incarceration, harsh conditions and inhumane treatment could not imprison the political prisoners' minds, however, and for many...