Defiance campaign

The Defiance Campaign against Unjust Laws was presented by the African National Congress (ANC) at a conference held in Bloemfontein, South Africa in December 1951. The Campaign had roots in events leading up the conference. The demonstrations, taking place in 1952, were the first "large-scale, multi-racial political mobilization against apartheid laws under a common leadership." == Background == In 1948, the National Party (NP) won the election in South Africa and began to impose apartheid measures against blacks, Indians and any people of mixed race.



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Defiance Campaign peace march. Approximately 30,000 Capetonians marched in support of peace and the end of apartheid laws. The march was lead by religious and political leaders.

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A protest meeting at the Mangaliso Patrick Mkhatshwa church regarding his detention, where supporters are singing.

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Zihlangu and Andrew ‘Willie’ Hofmeyr at a service in support of 'ex-restrictees'. This was a Defiance Campaign against the apartheid state’s Emergency Regulations. As part of the Campaign, restricted people

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Trevor Manuel and others at a service when 20 restrictees defied their banning orders.

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Mass Democratic Movement (MDM) organised a Freedom March in Durban. The March began with an interfaith service and ended with a mass rally outside the Durban City Hall. It is …

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Speech to marchers gathered in St George's Cathedral in Cape Town, September 2, 1989, where about 170 women protested against death sentences and detention.

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from Soweto. The orderly urbanisation policy and the plight of the urban poor. The hospital defiance campaign. Health issues in the inner city. Urban marketing to promote disease or health?. Studying violence

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Pan Africanism or Marxism?. The Death of Albert Nzula and the silence of George Padmore. The Defiance campaign, 1952: social struggle or party stratagem?. Zephania Mothopeng

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