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Abram Fischer, Trial records
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Abram Fischer, Trial records

  • ZA HPRA AK2411
  • Fonds
  • 1966

Court proceedings in the trial State vs Abram Fischer.

Abram Fischer was arrested on the 11 November 1965 and put on trial in March 1966 on charges of furthering the aims of communism and conspiracy to overthrow the government. Judge Boshoff found him guilty of these charges and sentenced Bram Fischer to life imprisonment.

Also included in the collection is the reprint of Bram Fischer's statement from the dock on the occasion of a colloquium, held on the 26 March 2015 at the University of the Witwatersrand, in honour of Bram Fischer. At the same event the University bestowed an Honorary Doctorate on Abram Fischer.

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