Obituary: Randolph Vigne, liberal who tried sabotage, angered Alan Paton and had to flee apartheid

26 June 2016 - 02:32
By Chris Barron

Randolph Vigne, who has died in Canterbury, England, at the age of 87, was a founder member of the National Committee of Liberation, a militant anti-apartheid movement that was started in 1960 and committed acts of sabotage It became known as the African Resistance Movement.When student leader and fellow founder Adrian Leftwich was arrested in 1964 and word got out that he was talking, Vigne, who had been banned in 1963 and deprived of his passport, fled South Africa on board a Norwegian ship b...

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