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Special Report Transcript Episode 62, Section 4, Time 30:25

Rishka has just had her 11th birthday. Her mother is Zubeida Jaffer, journalist and a former unionist. Zubeida was a few months pregnant with her when she was detained in 1985. It was her second experience with the law. Her first detention was in 1980 when as a cub reporter with the Cape Times she had written an article on police shootings on the Cape Flats where most of the casualties were women and children.

Notes: The Jaffer home, The Percy Qoboza Foreign Journalist Award Zubeida received in 1994; Article ‘Families tell of Cape Flats riot deaths’

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