Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – “We are innocent,” wrote Ali Muhammad Bhat in his dairy in September 2014 when he was among six men – five of them Kashmiris – awarded life sentences by a court in western India‘s Rajasthan state. “They had no witnesses against us. Police also said in court that these[…]
From forgiveness to Fidel Castro, from imprisonment to reconciliation, struggle stalwart and Rivonia trialist Ahmed Kathrada, 87, never held back. Here are some of his thoughts over the years. On forgiveness “We can’t live a life of bitterness, revenge and hatred. As difficult as it may be, we have to[…]
A tip from a CIA spy to authorities in apartheid-era South Africa led to Nelson Mandela’s arrest, beginning the leader’s 27 years behind bars, a report said on Sunday. Donald Rickard, a former US vice-consul in Durban and CIA operative, told British film director John Irvin that he had been[…]
Five former Cuban intelligence officers, informally named the Cuban Five, arrived in Johannesburg on Sunday morning, for a visit expressing gratitude for support during their imprisonment in the US. “South Africa welcomes to its shores the five Cuban national heroes, namely, Gerardo Hernandez, Ramón Labañino, Fernando Gonzalez, Antonio Guerrero and[…]
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