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South Africans championing human rights

Besides the late Nelson Mandela, many other South Africans have stood up for human rights. Among their names, we can count people like Desmond Tutu and Miriam Makeba. They have all devoted their time and talents to improving the lives of all people.

Suzman: a fearless voice stilled

Helen Suzman, South Africa's best known female politician and a vigorous anti-apartheid campaigner who was not afraid to stand alone against the government of the time, has died in Johannesburg at the age of 91.

Hero's farewell for Helen Suzman

Hero’s farewell for Helen Suzman

Veteran politician Helen Suzman was laid to rest in Johannesburg on 4 January 2009. One of the country's longest-serving members of Parliament, Suzman fought a lonely, courageous battle from within the apartheid legislature for the right of all South Africans to vote.

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