He won the 2003 Olive Schreiner Prize for his prison memoir, “Bandiet Out of Jail” and in 2012 won the Alan Paton Award for another personal memoir, “Stones Against the Mirror”.
Under apartheid, Lewin served a full prison sentence for sabotage and left South Africa on a “permanent exit permit” in 1971 to live in exile in the United Kingdom and Zimbabwe.
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Source link : https://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/ramaphosa-expresses-heartfelt-condolences-following-death-of-hugh-lewin-18858097
Publish date : 2019-01-17 19:38:00