David Webster House Entrance - Heritage Portal - 2014

Anthropologist and activist David Webster lived here from 1986 until his assassination three years later. Dr Webster played a leading role in the Detainees Parents Support Committee, the United Democratic Front and affiliated organisations. He co-founded the Five Freedom Forum, formed as a home for whites in the struggle for democracy. On 1 May 1989, he was gunned down outside his house by an agent of the apartheid regime.

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