Anti-apartheid activist Denies Gelberg has died at the age of 87 after battling for heart conditions and lung cancer for long.
Denis fought for freedom in the apartheid era and he was a Revonia trialists, he was imprisoned for 22 years at the Whites-only prison.
"His family and the Denis Goldberg Legacy Foundation Trust are very sad to announce that Denis Goldberg passed away just before midnight on Wednesday 29 April 2020. His was a life well lived in the struggle for freedom in South Africa. We will miss him,” his foundation announced.
Denis was born in 1933 in Cape Town, in his childhood he wanted to be a civil engineer before engaging in politics. His family recently celebrated his 87th birthday.
"Comrade Denis Goldberg has passed on. When many white people chose to oppress Africans in South Africa; he chose justice and struggle against that oppression. #RIPDenisGoldberg," Olwethu Sipuka tweeted.
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