Essa Moosa, South African judge and anti-apartheid activist, Died at 81

  Activist, Law

Essa Moosa was born on February 8, 1936 and died on February 26, 2017.

He was a judge in the Supreme Court of South Africa.

Throughout the apartheid era, Moossa was active as a lawyer defending political detainees and was a founding member of the anti-apartheid National Association of Democratic Lawyers (Nadel).

During 2004, Moosa was awarded the Order of the Disa by the Western Cape Province.

Essa Moosa passed away at 81 years old.