About this site

This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

Trehwela, Paul

Paul Trewhela was arrested in 1964 at the same time as Bram Fischer.  He was charged with being a member of the Communist Party and sentenced to two years imprisonment.

Before  his arrest he was editor of the uMkhonto underground newspaper Freedom Fighter.

After his release in 1967 he left South Africa and currently lives in England.

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