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Stones against the Mirror - Wins Award

Stones against the Mirror - Wins Award

Hugh Lewin’s Stones against the Mirror wins International Human Rights Book Award

The jury of the International Human Rights Book Award has awarded Hugh Lewin’s Stones against the Mirror a special prize for its importance in increasing awareness of human rights. The memoir, a moving story of friendship and betrayal in the struggle against apartheid, won the Sunday Times Alan Paton Award in 2012. It is the second book by Hugh Lewin, whose highly acclaimed Bandiet out of Jail was awarded the Olive Schreiner Prize in 2003.

Publisher Fourie Botha says, ‘We at Umuzi are proud that Hugh has been awarded this prestigious and meaningful prize. His excellent book deserves the honour.’

The International Human Rights Book Award was started in 2010 by Prof. Johann P. Fritz, the Director Emeritus of the Vienna-based International Press Institute (IPI). Lewin was presented with the award at the IPI awards ceremony on Monday 14 April at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).

 

Stones against the Mirror is also available as an e-book

 

Hugh Lewin is the author of Bandiet out of Jail, winner of the 2003 Olive Schreiner Prize. He worked for the Natal Witness, Drum and Golden City Post. After serving the full term of his seven-year sentence for sabotage activities against the apartheid state, he left South Africa on a ‘permanent departure permit’ in December 1971. Ten years in exile in London were followed by ten years in Zimbabwe. He returned to South Africa in 1992 and became director of the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism in Johannesburg. He works as a freelance media trainer.


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