117 Days - An Account of Confinement and Interrogation Under the South African 90-Day Detention Law
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117 Days - An Account of Confinement and Interrogation Under the South African 90-Day Detention Law
First, Ruth and Slovo, Gillian (introduction)
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'In prison you see only the moves of the enemy. Prison is the hardest place to fight a battle.' 117 Days is Ruth First's personal account of her detention under the iniquitous '90-day' law of 1963. There was no warrant, no charge and no trial - only suspicion.This sparsely written and unique record tells of her experiences of solitary confinement, constant interrogation and instantaneous re-arrest on release - lightened by humorous portraits of governors, matrons, wardresses and interrogators, seen as the tools of the police state....
Second hand Paperback
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1
ISBN: 
9781844086306
SKU:
101203

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