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A tribute to Max Coleman, a detainee’s best friend

The work of the founder of the Detainees' Parents Support Committee, who died last Sunday, touched thousands of lives during the struggle against apartheid

23 January 2022 - 00:00 By Katishi Masemola

A few days before January 23 1989, we, political detainees at Johannesburg prison, took a decision to embark on a hunger strike after our leadership, the executive committee, consulted with us. On January 23, 20 selected colleagues out of 170 fellow detainees began their fast. ..

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