Beyers Naude

Reverend Allan Boesak and Beyers Naude fought tenaciously to end apartheid in South Africa.

Beyers Naude was a South African cleric and the leading Afrikaner anti-apartheid activist, who was routinely placed under severe house arrest, monitored by police surveillance, and imprisoned due to his vocal opposition to apartheid.

Despite continued legal persecution and excommunication from their communities and churches, Boesak and Beyers continued their activism until the fall of apartheid and the introduction of democracy in South Africa in 1994.