The Rivonia Trial




Rivonia Trial 1963-1964

Often referred to as “the trial that changed South Africa,” in October 1963, ten leading opponents of apartheid went on trial for their lives on charges of sabotage. In what was arguably the most profound…



The Rivonia Trial Fifty Years later

Fifty years after the beginning of the Rivonia Trial, officially known as the State versus Mandela and others, we are able to look at what happened in the light of the literature that has been…