Summary: South African human rights activist who used her clout as professor of neurology at the University of Cape Town to investigate and expose reprehensible conduct (including the medical care of Steve Biko) of the apartheid movement, and was awarded the Star of South Africa by Nelson Mandela in 1999.
Cause of Death: Leukemia
Born: April 20, 1915
Died: November 11, 2002
Location: Cape Town, South Africa