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Former Robben Island prisoner Strini Moodley dies

April 27, 2006, 09:15

Strini Moodley, the former Robben Island prisoner, has died. Moodley was a close confidant of Steve Biko, the Black Consciousness (BC) leader. He passed away after complications at a Durban hospital early this morning.

Moodley was imprisoned on Robben Island together with BC leaders including Saths Cooper, Aubrey Mokoape and others. He was also banned for several years by the apartheid government and was charged with terrorism in the early seventies.

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