Connie Mofokeng

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  • ''I didn't think I'd come out alive; in fact, I was seeing death. But I was prepared to die as long as I died for the truth, and I knew that people would know that this was the case.''
    Connie Mofokeng (b. 1959), South African black political activist. As quoted in Lives of Courage, ch. 2, by Diana E. H. Russell (1989). Said in 1987. Mofokeng was recalling her experiences as a political prisoner; she was poisoned and subjected to electric shocks and solitary confinement, but she refused to inform.
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