Priscilla Jana: lawyer, ambassador, hero and honorary Sisulu

Human rights lawyer Priscilla Jana went so far beyond what she called ‘the ambit and scope of your legal functions’ in representing anti-apartheid activists that she became indispensable to their families. Elinor Sisulu pays tribute to the late stalwart

18 October 2020 - 00:00
By Elinor Sisulu

'This is my lawyer, Priscilla Jana. She is also my daughter". This is how my mother-in-law, Albertina Sisulu, introduced me to Priscilla Jana during the second weekend of my visit to my future in-laws in March 1986.

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