3 July 1946
The Cape Passive Resistance Council was formed at a mass meeting in Cape Town, attended by 1 500 people. Among the first people to volunteer were African activists. Councillor Zainunnisa "Cissie" Gool was elected the leader of the Resisters to join the passive resistance camp in Durban. Click here to read our feature on Passive Resistance in South Africa. Source: http://www.sahistory.org.za/pages/chronology/special-chrono/defiance-campaign.htm