How the People of South Africa Were Misled and Can Rise Again (Video)Journalist John Pilger delivers a lecture in Cape Town in memory of anti-apartheid campaigner Abdulhay Ahmed Saloojee.
Journalist John Pilger traveled to South Africa in November and delivered a lecture in Cape Town in memory of anti-apartheid campaigner Abdulhay Ahmed Saloojee.
During his talk, Pilger asked why the struggle for freedom in South Africa has yet to be won, why a form of apartheid still rules and why this oppression has become a model for much of the world in the 21st century.
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