Steve Biko


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A black human rights activist from South Africa who was tortured to death in prison under medical supervision, 6 days after being detained by police for questioning
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'What puzzled us at the time was why [Mokgokong] initially transferred a junior specialist [one Dr T Moya] to Steve Biko Academic Hospital to "stabilise the department there" instead of a senior specialist [Katumba].' He said Moya and he were 'victims of a decision we were never part of'.
Wood's interaction with Steve Biko has been the platform on which he began his anti-apartheid journey, so it is no surprise that he devotes a great chunk of the book to this unique relationship.
Steve Biko housing association will hold young people and elders "crossing ages" arts workshops, and there will be a link up between Black History Month and the Liverpool Irish festival.
He said the South African editor, who championed murdered black rights leader Steve Biko, made an "immeasurable contribution to the abolition of apartheid."
They were sponsored by several housing associations, including CDS, LHT, Steve Biko and Cosmopolitan.
He fled to England in 1977 after his close friend, black rights' campaigner Steve Biko, was killed in police custody.
The widow of human rights leader Steve Biko was among the special guests who attended the ceremony.
DONALD WOODS was editor of the South African Daily Dispatch until he was banned by the apartheid government in 1977 for blaming them for the murder of black leader Steve Biko. He escaped to London where he represents the South African Institute of Journalism.
THE WIDOW of human rights leader Steve Biko spent the day in Liverpool yesterday as part of a city housing association's birthday celebrations.