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Biko - Cry Freedom

Biko - Cry Freedom

Donald Woods

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Subjected to 22 hours of interrogation, torture and beating by South African police on September 6, 1977, Steve Biko died six days later. Donald Woods, Biko's close friend and a leading white South African newspaper editor, exposed the murder helping to ignite the black revolution.

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Biko - Cry Freedom

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THE BACKGROUND
The White Settlers
Because Steve Biko was uniquely a product of South Africa and its history it is necessary to give a short synopsis of that history, with particular...

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Donald Woods

Donald Woods was a South-African born journalist who founded and edited The Daily Dispatch, which he used as a vehicle to attack South Africa's apartheid establishment. He was exiled to London where he remained until his death from cancer in 2001.

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