Indian South Africans Collection

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It is common knowledge that Indians came to South Africa in two categories, namely as indentured Indians and as 'free' or 'passenger' Indians. The former came as a result of a triangular pact among...
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For some considerable time, the Author has been contemplating a survey of the social, educational, cultural, religious, economic and political development of the people of South Indian origin in this...
Author: B. R. Naidoo
Archive Type: Online book
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Author: C. Sewpershad
Publication date: 1972-05-00
Archive Type: Articles
Publisher: Reality Publications, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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Author: Maurice Webb
Publication date: 1957-04-00
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Publication date: 1990-09-00
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Publisher: African People's Democratic Union of Southern Africa (Natal)
Introduction Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Conclusion Bibliography Primary Sources
Author: Riashnee Pather
Archive Type: Theses and Dissertations
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Passive Resistance 1946 - A Selection of Documents, is a record of the second resistance movements waged by Indians in the country; the first was waged by Gandhi at the beginning of the century. The...
Author: E.S. Reddy & Fatima Meer
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Contents Le Rona Re Batho by Phyllis Naidoo - Introduction Chapter 1 - The House at Lower Seoli Chapter 2 - SADF Speaks... Chapter 3 - Historical Lesotho Chapter 4 - Poor, yet generous...
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Contents History of Muslims in South Africa: Introduction History of Muslims in South Africa: 1652 - 1699 History of Muslims in South Africa: 1700 - 1799 History of Muslims in South Africa:...
Author: Ebrahim Mahomed Mahida
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An Appreciation By Sir Evelyn Baring, High Commissioner For The United Kingdom I first met Abdulla Kajee on the quay at Durban in July 1929, when I stepped off a British India steamer at the end of...
Author: C. H. Calpin
Publication date: c. 1950s
Archive Type: Online book
Publisher: IQBAL study group, Durban

The African National Congress of South Africa, founded in January 1912, got a lot of support from Mahatma Gandhi, who had already begun his campaign of passive resistance against racism. E.S. REDDY...
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From the book: A Documentary History of Indian South Africans edited by Surendra Bhana and Bridglal Pachai When the Group Areas Act was passed in 1950, all Indian political organisations...
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The Gandhi Development Trust recognises on this important occasion of the centenary of Phoenix Settlement, the outstanding contribution, dedication and devoted service rendered by the following...
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From the book: A Documentary History of Indian South Africans edited by Surendra Bhana and Bridglal Pachai The South African Institute of Race Relations sponsored a symposium in 1956, the...
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Contents Economic Development and the Expansion of the African Working Class The Quiescence of Political Organisation in the 1930s Mass Spontaneity and the Radicalism of African Political...
Publication date: 1995
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The passive resistance campaign was launched on 13 June 1946 and finally suspended on 31 May 1948. The report of the Passive Resistance Council, reproduced here almost in its entirety, relates the...
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From the book: Women and Gender in Southern Africa to 1945 edited by Cherryl Walker To Protector of Indian Immigrants, 27th June 1916. Dear Sir, Bearers wish to be registered as man and...
Author: Jo Beall
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Gandhiji often stressed that satyagraha is not mere jail-going. He warned, during the first satyagraha in South Africa, as early as 1909: "A satyagrahi must be afraid neither of imprisonment...
Author: E. S. Reddy
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From the book: A Documentary History of Indian South Africans edited by Surendra Bhana and Bridglal Pachai In January 1949 a bitter racial conflict occurred in Durban. The consequent loss of...
Author: Surendra Bhana and Bridglal Pachai
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Sports and the Liberation Struggle: a Tribute to Sam Ramsamy and others who fought apartheid sport by E.S. Reddy (Former Director, United Nations Centre against Apartheid). In South Africa, as...
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From the book: A Documentary History of Indian South Africans edited by Surendra Bhana and Bridglal Pachai For the serious researcher investigating any aspect of the history of indentured...
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From the book: A Documentary History of Indian South Africans edited by Surendra Bhana and Bridglal Pachai The President's Council was appointed in September 1980 with the task of...
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From the book: History of Muslims in South Africa by Ebrahim Mahomed Mahida 1804 Attainment of freedom of worship 23 By 1804, the number of the Vryezwarten or Free Blacks, majority of whom...
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"If we look into the future [of South Africa], is it not a heritage we have to leave to posterity, that all the different races commingle and produce a civilisation that perhaps the world has...
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Paper On The Group Areas Act And Its Effects On The Indian People Of Natal, May 195649 A: HISTORY AND AIMS OF THE ACT 1. The Group Areas Act enacted by the Union Parliament over six years ago in...
Publication date: June 1947
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To the President-General and members of the Executive Committee of the African National Congress and the President and Councillors of the South African Indian Congress: WHEREAS the African National...
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Presidential Address To The Eleventh Annual Conference Of The Natal Indian Congress, Durban, November 21, 195864 Mr Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen, The 11th Annual Conference of the Natal Indian...
Publication date: November 21, 1958
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

INTRODUCTION This year, June 26, will mark the twentieth anniversary of the beginning of the "Campaign of Defiance of Unjust Laws," launched jointly by the African National Congress and...
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This Twenty-third Conference of the South African Indian Congress meets at a time when the Indian people of South Africa have completed a hundred years of their stay in this country. It is meeting at...
Publication date: September 3, 1961
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

Sandton Sun, 13 February 1993 Assalaam Ualaikum, Namiste and Good Evening. We are gathered here today at a time when South Africa is at the threshold of some of the most momentous political changes...
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Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen: I am deeply conscious of the signal honour it is to be asked to open this 20th conference of the South African Indian Congress, and I wish to thank you for the...
Publication date: January 25, 1952
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

A comparison of prison experiences and conditions of Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela in South Africa1 by Nelson Mandela Gandhi threatened the South African Government during the first and...
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From the book: Passive Resistance 1946 - A Selection of Documents compiled by E.S. Reddy & Fatima Meer Royal Visit 1947 King gave consent to the "Ghetto" Act A fairly large crowd...
Author: E.S. Reddy & Fatima Meer
Publication date: 1947
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Class, Consciousness and Organisation:Indian Political Resistance in Durban, South Africa, 1979 - 1996 Kumi Naidoo Magdalen College, D. Phil., Michaelmas, 1997 Resistance to the apartheid system...
Author: Kumi Naidoo

Dr. Yusuf Mohamed Dadoo played an outstanding role in the South African liberation movement for over half a century - in persuading the Indian community to link its destiny with that of the African...

Introduction The first elections to the Indian House of Delegates (HoD) in the racially segregated tricameral parliament took place on 28 August 1984. The United Nations Security Council dismissed...

The great majority of the South African Indians are descendants of the Indian labourers, who were indentured by the Governmentof Natal from 1860 onwards to work in the sugar fields. We should note...
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5.1. INTRODUCTION Madressa education does not exist in isolation but is part of the practice of the religion and grew and spread with the religion. Its primary objective has been to transmit...
Author: A. Akhalwaya, I. Waja, A.H. Gabru, A.K. Dockrat, S. Pandor and E. Garda

Speech at mass welcome meeting in Johannesburg organised in his honour by the Transvaal Passive Resistance Council on his release from prison] I am deeply touched by the warm welcome which you have...
Publication date: JULY 1948
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

ABSTRACT OF THESES This thesis highlights the ebbs and flows of the Indian minority's struggles against  the systematic and unjust segregation of mankind along racial lines. Their  ...
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A message from Dr. Y. M. Dadoo to the Indian people Brothers and Sisters The struggle against apartheid and for Freedom has entered a newdecisive phase. Freedom-fighters, combat units, well-trained...
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FREEDOM MOVEMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA: ITS INTERNATIONAL IMPACT[1] All national movements for freedom and justice spread ripples beyond their national boundaries.  But some stand out as beacons...
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QUESTION: Dr. Dadoo, you have just published a leaflet which is the first public call you have made to the Indian people since you left South Africa in 1960. Can you tell us what the background to...
Publication date: 1968
Archive Type: Interviews

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