SA can’t condemn US and China on human rights - we’re just like them

26 November 2018 - 06:00
Murphy Morobe, Vusi Khanyile and Mohammed Valli Moosa after being released on October 19 1988. They and Clifford Ngcobo had found refuge in the US consulate.
Murphy Morobe, Vusi Khanyile and Mohammed Valli Moosa after being released on October 19 1988. They and Clifford Ngcobo had found refuge in the US consulate.
Image: Robert Botha

In 1988 four anti-apartheid activists made a break for it and found refuge in the US consulate.

Would they be able to do the same thing today? No, and chillingly, activists from Zimbabwe or Myanmar would not fare any better at the SA consulate.

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