Media Item Details

 

© International Institute of Social History

All content appearing on this digital archive are either copyrighted or under our custodianship. All rights are reserved. Contact us if you would like to make use of material for use rights or permission.

Pixel Size 1092 x 1560
Creation_date 2010-06-23T09:22:40
Location
Branded_id 1054_44
Country
Royalty Free no
Populated 1
Keywords Bram Fisher, posters, hero, ANC, African National Congress, MK, Rhodes scholar, Communist Party, lawyer
Description People's Hero Bram Fischer Born in April, 1908, Bram was the son of a Judge President of the Orange Free State and grandson of a Prime Minister of the Orange River Colony. A Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, in qualifying as a barrister he practised in Johannesburg where he was elected to the Bar Council and for some years was its chairman. He led the defence in a number of political trials including the 1956-'60 Treason Trial and the Rivonia Trial. He was a member of the Communist Party and a founder-member of the People's Army, MK. Finally arrested in 1965, he was sentenced to life imprisonment and died of cancer under the bad prison conditions. To distroy apartheid, Bram once said 'demands also that Afrikaaners themselves should protest openly and clearly against discrimination'. DIE STRYD DUUR VOORT! Forward to People's Power
Media Id 1054_44
Collections International Institute of Social History
Orientation portrait
Province
Property Release PR-NON
Original_filename 30051002834429.tif
Ingestion_path African National Congress Digital Archive/International Institute of Social History/Posters
Model Release MR-NON
Dpi 300
Imported 1429033803
Subcollections Posters
Media Type image
Browse_path African National Congress Digital Archive/International Institute of Social History/Posters
City
Pixel_size 1092 x 1560
Royalty_free no
Media_id 1054_44
Property_release PR-NON
Model_release MR-NON
Media_type image