Bernstein, Lionel

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Bernstein, Lionel

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  • Eddie (pseudonym}
  • Rusty

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1920-2002

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Architect and anti-apartheid activist. Leading member of the Communist Party of South Africa. Founding member and leader of the Congress of Democrats, one of the participating organisations in the 1955 Congress of the People at which the Freedom Charter was adopted. Defendant in the 1956 Treason Trial. After being acquitted in the Rivonia Trial, he and his wife, Hilda, went into exile (they crossed into neighbouring Botswana on foot). He remained a leading member of the ANC, whilst practising as an architect.

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Bernstein, Keith

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ZA-COM-02173

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Bernstein, Keith is the child of Bernstein, Lionel

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ZA-COM-04119

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Eddie was a pseudonym used by Bernstein (Rivonia Trial Prosecution Papers, MS.385_13_0077.jpg).

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