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This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

Meer , Ismail

1918 - 2000

An early member of the SACP, which he later left, Meer was involved with the Natal Teachers Union, and was secretary of the Transvaal Indian Congress. He participated in the Defiance Campaign of 1952 and was the Natal President of SACTU. He was editor of The Passive Resister.

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