A Human Being Died That Night

A Human Being Died That Night

Author: Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela

Publisher: Portobello Books

ISBN: 9781846275531

Category: History

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While working for South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Committee, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela interviewed former police colonel Eugene De Cock, who commanded a unit believed to have killed a number of anti-apartheid activists. De Cock was charged with, among other crimes against humanity, six murders and sentenced to 212 years in prison. A Human Being Died That Night is about the complexities of post-apartheid South Africa and sees a white man exploring his psyche with a member of the race he tried to annihilate.
A Human Being Died That Night
Language: en
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Authors: Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-23 - Publisher: Portobello Books

While working for South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Committee, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela interviewed former police colonel Eugene De Cock, who commanded a unit believed to have killed a number of anti-apartheid activists. De Cock was charged with, among other crimes against humanity, six murders and sentenced to 212 years in prison.
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Pages: 248
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Categories: Religion
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Pages: 299
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Language: en
Pages: 320
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Categories: Political Science
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Language: en
Pages: 208
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Categories: History
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