Here is the introduction which was written by Ras Iyapert to his book of poetry titled:
A TRIBUTE TO AFRICAN FREEDOM FIGHTERS AND ALL PEACE LOVING PEOPLE OF THE WORLD.
In the effort to contribute to the development of the anti-Apartheid struggle for international human rights, the author Ras Iyapert(Rupert) has endeavour to give a written and in some cases, pictorial views of this message that even the less literate can get a picture of the message throgh the drawing arts.
It is a shame to see some western democracies who portrays an image of freedom and justice to the world, are the main allies of the discredited system of apartheid in southern Africa by the Botha Regime. These western nations who are guilty of genocide against Africans at home and abroad, have supplied this racist South
African regime with financial, military and technical assistance, which has made them a bastion of oppression and exploitation in souther Africa, and is a testimony against those countries which has contributed to this injustice against the African people.
The poetical messages contained in this publication is intended to inspire and educate not only Africans but all freedom loving people of the world, in their struggle for an end to the exploitation of man by man.
As readers, you are now able to assess in your minds, the true situation with some world powers, who have intentions on keeping the coloured people of the world in captivity and deny Africans their rights at home and abroad.
The struggle of the African Liberation Fighters is more than a struggle against apartheid and also a struggle to reclaim our land.
May this message help to foster a closer unity among all freedom loving people of the world in the fulfillment of this noble work.
Reflecting on the works and thinking of Ras Iyapery(Rupert) in 1986 and before
Take the best care of yourselves and your people,
Again I send many oceans of blessings and self determination to African people evrywhere.
ONE BLACK HEART ONE BLACK LOVE.
Baba Ras Marcus.
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