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This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

Bernstein, Hilda

1915 -

Bernstein, who was a member of the South African Labour Party League of Youth until 1940, joined the SACP and became a Johannesburg City Councillor from 1943 to 1946. She was also a founding member of FEDSAW. She went into exile in 1964 after the Rivonia trial but continued to be an active member of the ANC and the Anti-Apartheid movement in Britain.

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