Popular embrace of nationalism, street justice, and anti-immigrant activism reflects the ascendency of an extra-legal order. That regime is a mix of formal institutions and local fiefdoms held together by patronage and coercion. That system is now unravelling.
Zora Mehlomakulu is one of the many forgotten heroines of the freedom struggle in South Africa. Her story like that of her many compatriots who fought against the Apartheid regime must never be silenced, erased or forgotten.