Mandela hi Advocate George Bizos

Mutinyiketeri lonkulu

©Eric Miller

Xana i mani wanuna loyi a hlohletelaka lavotala? Advocate George Bizos, loyi ativeke Mandela kuringana hafu ya century nova muyimeri wakwe eka Rivonia Trial ekusunguleni ka malembe yava 1960s, laha kunga vuya Mandela a gweviwa kutshama ekhotsweni 27 wa malembe, swihlamusela yena eka masiku yalawo tani hi wanuna woleha, wo yimeka, wo ambala kahle, woti tshemba, mutinyiketeri lonkulu, eka kuva xirho xa Defiance Campaign, laha a vulavula entshungwini e Alexandra Township nale Freedom Square e Soweto'.

Bizos u vulavule hiku leha swinene hivuxaka byakwe na Mandela hinkarhi lowu arhambiwe eka nongonoko waka e-TV wa Debora Patta wa Third Degree hiti 5 June 2007. Nkulukumba Bizos ute, 'Akuri munhu loyi awuta n’wi hlonipha tani hi munhu notsakisa hi vukona bya yena. A tiveka ari murhangeri wa ANC Youth League.

Inculcated by Mandela’s Ideas

Debora Patta avone leswaku Bizos eka buku yakwe ya Odyssey to Freedom, a hlamusela nkulukumba Mandela tani hi munhu loyi anga wiseku; ata ambala suti yakwe siku hinkwaro naswona atshama ari ku endleni swin’wana na vabohiwa kuloni e khotsweni, laha atlhelaka a hlamusela leswaku mahanyelo yalawo ya tshamise sweswo eka nkarhi hinkwawo lowu a pfaleriwe khotsweni.

'Himpela!' ku hlamula Bizos. 'A kombeta vun’we eka vanhu lava tshikeleriwaka “laha ava tsundzuxa himinkarhi leswaku vangaka vangavi naku hambana exikarhi ka vona leswi vantshwa ngopfu ngopfu ava vilerisiwa hiswona no njhekanjhekisana hiswona” Bizos u hlamusele kahle hi matikhomelo ya mfumo wa xihlawuhlawu.

Avatwa onge loko vahambanyisa swivochwa swa tipolotiki e Robben Island sweswo swita endla leswaku nhlangano wufa. Kambe ava hoxisile swinene. Avapfule xikolo xa valwela ntshuxeko hikuva loko va hetile xigwevo xa vona se va huma e jele, vahlohleteriwe hi miehleketo ya nkulukumba na vurhangeri byakwe sweswo aswiya tikisela varhangeri va tiko.

Vunghana na Mandela

Debora Patta an’wi vutisa, 'Xana iyini lexi uxitekelaka ngopfu enhlokweni hi vunghana bya nwina na Mandela?' Bizos a hlamula aku: Hilero,undzi kombete ndlela hitindlela totala.

Xivono xakwe xaleswaku vanhu va Afrika Dzonga vata kuma ntshuxeko siku rin’wana, hambi hina valungu hita ntshuxeka eka leswi hingana swona. Kutshembheka ka yena eka vunghana byavona, eka vanhu ntsena lava nga titsona swotala kufana na yena xikan’we naku tshembha leswaku kutava na ntshuxeko evuton’wini.

Translated by Ike Ngobeni