“Do not open your gates to the worst foes of freedom – tyranny and selfishness. Are not these the withholding from others in your control the very liberties which you have valued and won for yourselves?” Emily Hobhouse, activist and welfare campaigner. “We stood alone in the world, almost friendless against the mightiest Empire on earth. And then one small hand, the hand of a woman, was stretched out to us … at that darkest hour, when our race almost seemed doomed to extinction. “
Field Marshall Jan Smuts, Commonwealth statesman, South African premier and philosopher. Pieter de Vos en Jan Groenewald, regie. Sandra Prinsloo, stem.