Dead Socialist Watch, #214

Elias Motsoaledi, South African trade unionist and anti-apartheid militant; one of Nelson Mandela’s co-defendants in the Rivonia trial, he spent twenty six years on Robben Island, and died on the day that Mandela was inaugurated as President. Born 26 July 1924, died 9 May 1994.

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