Pio Gama Pinto: Kenya’s Unsung Martyr

“Pio Gama Pinto was one of the most progressive politicians Kenya has ever produced. He committed his life to the pursuit of freedom locally and internationally by building networks in East Africa, Asia, Southern Africa and the United States. Pinto was detained during the Mau Mau struggle for independence and used his life in prison to inspire fellow detainees and keep the spirit of the liberation alive. He was assassinated around the same time as Malcom X by forces opposed to freedom and liberty. This book provides information on Pio Game Pinto from different sources: his personal writings, original material as well as published and archival sources. It is of immense historical and political significance.”Prof. Kimani Njogu, Nairobi


“Pio Pinto fell on the battle field in our common war against neo-colonialism. Along with the immortal Patrice Lumumba … he has joined the ranks of our martyrs whose blood must be avenged. In such honourable company, his death will recruit new armies of Pintos to continue the fight in which he died [in] the effort to create a united socialist Africa” – John K. Tettegah. (1966)

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Shiraz Durrani