September, Dulcie Evonne
(1935 - 1988)

Dulcie Evonne September

Special note:
15 years ago the South African Government instated the "National Order Awards."
On 11 December 2009, Dulcie Evon September was vowed the "Order of Luthuli" award in silver by "President Jacob Zuma" for her excellent contribution to the struggle for a non racial, non sexist, just and democratic South Africa.

Dulcie was born in Athlone, Western Cape, South Africa.
She was an anti-apartheid activist, and a political prisoner who went into exile in London. Here she became involved with other exiles, and became a member of the ANC. She later became a full staff member of the ANC where she worked for the ANC Women's League

Dulcie travelled the world for the course of Freedom and later became a full-time worker at the headquarters in Lusaka, and by the end of 1983 became the ANC Chief Representative in France.

On 29 March 1988, Dulcie was assassinated outside the ANC's Paris office as she was opening the ANC office after collecting the mail. She was 42 at the time of her assassination.

Place Dulcie September Place Dulcie September

Photos "Place Dulcie September" by Jean Pierre Dréano, Paris 2009

Saturday 4 April 1998 the town of Arcueil commemorated the tenth anniversary of the death of Dulcie September, The ceremony in Arcueil, the town where Dulcie September lived, follows the inauguration of the "Place Dulcie September" in Paris on Tuesday 31 March 1998. [Ten years after her death]

Note for visitors:
Place Dulcie September is facing the [193] Rue LaFayette. This is a triangular place, cut by the rue La Fayette and two branches of the rue Chateau Landon (useful to remember). This is near the "Métro Chateau Landon," but the easier Métro Station is generally "Gare de L'Est."

CD Revolutions

The world famous composer/musician "Jean-Michel Jarre" composed and produced a special CD in 1998 "REVOLUTIONS." Track 9 is called SEPTEMBER: A tribute to Dulcie September, one of the many South African victims dedicated to the fight against apartheid. Track duration 3"52'.

CD Revolutions

Update, source Cape Times, 18 May 2012.
French spy names ANC struggle hero's 'Killer'

Dulcie Evonne September


MURDER UNSOLVED: Thousands of People attended the funeral service of
Dulcie September, the ANC representitive in Paris, in April 1988. Inset: a life-size
portrait of the slain activist is displayed during the memorial lecture in her honour
at the University of the Western Cape in 2010. September was born and raised in Athlone.

Synopsis: In his memoires, "Twenty-five years in the secret service, Maurice Dufressam a former deputy head of the French Secret Service, claim to have new information of the Dulcie September assassinatio in Paris, France in 1988.
Dufresse names Richard Rouget, a French-South African mercenary as being involved.
However, Rouget denies any such involvement and is suing Dufresse for libel. The mystery remains!

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