Goldberg, Denis Theodore

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Goldberg, Denis Theodore

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  • Goldberg, Dennis
  • Comrade Commandant
  • Williams, Don (alias)
  • Barnard, Charles (alias)

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1933-

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Anti-apartheid and political activist. Member of the SACP. Co-founder and leader of the Congress of Democrats (COD). Technical officer in MK. Arrested at Rivonia in 1963 and subsequently served a life sentence in Pretoria Local Prison. On his release in 1985 he went into exile in the UK and represented the ANC at the Anti-Apartheid Committee of the United Nations. Founded Community HEART in 1995 to help poor black South Africans. Returned to South Africa in 2002 and was appointed special adviser to minister of water affairs and forestry Ronnie Kasrils.

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ZA-COM-00265

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