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Bram Fischer
April 23, 1908 - May 8, 1975
Nationality: South African
Category: Lawyer

I wish you to inform the Court that my absence, though deliberate, is not intended in any way to be disrespectful. Nor is it prompted by any fear of the punishment which might be inflicted on me.


As there is oppression of the majority such oppression will be fought with increasing hatred.


When I consider what it was that moved me to join the Communist Party, I have to cast my mind back for more than a quarter of a century to try and ascertain what precisely my motives at that time were.


If in my fight I can encourage even some people to understand and to abandon policies they now so blindly follow, I shall not regret any punishment I may incur.


I engaged upon those activities because I believed that, in the dangerous circumstances which have been created in South Africa, it was my duty to do so.


Whatever labels may be attached to the fifteen charges brought against me, they all arise from my having been a member of the Communist Party and from my activities as a member.


The glaring injustice is there for all who are not blinded by prejudice to see.


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