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"I stand for simple justice, equal opportunity and human rights. The indispensable elements in a democratic society - and well worth fighting for." Helen Suzman
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Helen Suzman

SOUTH AFRICA—Helen Suzman, early advocate of anti-apartheid causes in South Africa, © Eve Arnold / Magnum Photos

Helen Suzman with Winnie Mandela on 8 August 1986

The BBC's Peter Biles reflects on the life of Helen Suzman, the South African lawmaker who spoke out against apartheid.

Helen Suzman

Helen Suzman deserves her tribute alongside Nelson Mandela

Helen Suzman deserves her tribute alongside Nelson Mandela The forgotten saint of the anti-apartheid movement, her legacy to liberalism was.

Helen Suzman and Nelson Mandela

President Nelson Mandela and Honorable Human rights Fighter Helen Suzman

Helen Suzman - A Legendary Champion of Liberty

Helen Suzman: Born to Lithuanian Jewish immigrants, Helen Suzman was a white South African legislator who for many years was the only government official to speak out against apartheid measures. Elected to Parliament in she advocated for

Cartoon from Helen Suzman Exhibition - Fighter for Human Rights. Now showing at Constitution Hill, Johannesburg until 7 December

The Helen Suzman Foundation, Constitution Hill and Mamphela Ramphele launch the Helen Suzman Exhibition

Cartoon from the Helen Suzman Exhibition - Fighter for Human Rights. On at Constitution Hill, Johannesburg til 7 December

The Founder's Corner: On the Dawn of a New Week in On & Other Thoughts.wishing all a Fab Monday.and a fab week :-)

Helen Suzman

Helen Suzman was a politician and civil rights activist who single-handedly carried the anti-racism banner in South Africa's apartheid parliament, her star the brightest in the liberal firmament.