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April 21, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Japhta Masemola, founder of the military wing of the Pan-Africanist Congress who was freed after 27 years in prison, has died in a car accident, his sister said. He was 58. Masemola was freed along with seven African National Congress leaders last October as a prelude to President F. W. de Klerk's legalization of the two organizations, which had been banned since 1960. "We just couldn't believe it . . . to die after getting freed after 27 years in prison.
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April 21, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Japhta Masemola, founder of the military wing of the Pan-Africanist Congress who was freed after 27 years in prison, has died in a car accident, his sister said. He was 58. Masemola was freed along with seven African National Congress leaders last October as a prelude to President F. W. de Klerk's legalization of the two organizations, which had been banned since 1960. "We just couldn't believe it . . . to die after getting freed after 27 years in prison.
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October 16, 1989 | SCOTT KRAFT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Walter Sisulu and six other graying leaders of the outlawed African National Congress, on their first day of freedom, told cheering supporters Sunday that their commitment to the black liberation struggle had grown in prison, and they called for major government concessions as a precondition for negotiations.
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