Dr. Yusuf Mohamed Dadoo Collection

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His laughter - so childlike, so serene -- so full of human warmth and understanding, still rings in my ears. It was in Patna that I heard it for the first time. It was during Dr. Naicker's and my...
Publication date: FEBRUARY 1948
Archive Type: Articles

Dr. Dadoo held a well attended press conference in London on Tuesday,the 25th of January 1949, at which he dealt with the features and causes of the recent Durban massacre, and placed primary and...
Publication date: JANUARY 25, 1949
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

(In February 1948, General Smuts made a statement in Parliament that the did not recognise the principles of equality between races. This statement provoked sharp criticism from the President of the...
Publication date: FEBRUARY 1948
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

The complaint lodged by India against South Africa on its policy of discrimination against the South African Indian community once again constitutes an important item on the agenda at the forthcoming...
Publication date: SEPTEMBER 25, 1949
Archive Type: Articles

Dear Sir/Madam, The Asiatic Land Tenure and Indian Representation Bill has become law. The already so weak and feeble democratic structure of South Africa has received a further blow and our country'...
Publication date: JUNE 10, 1946
Archive Type: Letters

Your Worship, We are charged with the offence of contravening Section 20 (r)of the Act No. 22 of 1913 in that we did wrongfully and unlawfully aid or abet certain Asiatic persons in entering the...
Publication date: FEBRUARY 26, 1948
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

"Joint Declaration of Cooperation" by Dr. A. B. Xuma, President of the African National Congress, Dr. G. M. Naicker, President of the Natal Indian Congress, and Dr. Y. M. Dadoo, President...
Publication date: MARCH 9, 1947
Archive Type: Articles

(Dr. Dadoo, Dr. G. M. Naicker, Manilal Gandhi and Sundra Pillai were each sentenced to six months' imprisonment each for their leadership of the Passive Resistance Movement. The following is the...
Publication date: FEBRUARY 29, 1948
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

(Dr. Dadoo and Dr. Naicker, Presidents of Transvaal and Natal Indian Congresses, visited India in March 1947 to attend the Asian Relations Conference and meet Indian leaders, including Mahatma Gandhi...
Publication date: MARCH 11, 1947
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

Dr. Dadoo and Dr. Naicker were charged in the Durban Magistrate's Courtin February 1948 with aiding and abetting passive resisters to cross the Natal-Transvaal border in violation of the Immigration...
Publication date: MARCH 3, 1948
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

From the tour of India by Dr. Naicker and myself which lasted over two months, we can say without hesitation that the Government and the people of India are keen to render the South African Indian...
Publication date: 1947
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

(Dr. Dadoo gave this message to the Indian people of South Africa immediately after he was sentenced to six months` imprisonment. He handed the message before going down the grille.) I am fully...
Publication date: MARCH 3, 1948
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

We,the Presidents of the Natal and Transvaal Congresses, representing the overwhelming majority of the Indian community in both Provinces,welcome and fully support the stand taken by Pandit Nehru on...
Publication date: AUGUST 1947
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

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

The Joint Passive Resistance Council of the Natal and Transvaal Indian Congresses, having given careful consideration to the present political situation affecting the Indian people of South Africa is...
Publication date: December 1947
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

The Indian people of South Africa welcome this step on the part of the Government of India as being most opportune and timely in view of the present political situation in South Africa. South Africa...
Publication date: JULY 1948
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

(The meeting was held to welcome Mr. Sorabjee Rustomjee, delegate of the Joint Passive Resistance Council, on his return from the United Nations.) Whilst conducting an historic struggle, the eyes of...
Publication date: JANUARY 1948
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

[A reply to the speech of Mr. Eric Louw at the Foreign Press Association luncheon on October 22, 1948] Mr. Eric Louw, the chiefSouth African delegate to the United Nations and Dr. D. F. Malan'...
Publication date: OCTOBER 26, 1948
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

Millions of people have come to revere Gandhi as Mahatma, "The Great Soul", and to the struggling masses of India he endeared himself as Bapu, "The Father of the Nation." This small man with the...
Publication date: JANUARY 1948
Archive Type: Articles

The dark shadow of Fascism is moving swiftly over South Africa. The advent of the Government of Dr. Malan and his Nationalist Party, well-known for its servile adulations of Hitler and allegiance to...
Publication date: NOVEMBER 1948
Archive Type: Articles

It is against every concept of the rule of law and the principles of democracy and an act of sheer impudence for the Minister to call upon office bearers and leaders of democratic and lawful...
Publication date: MAY 1952
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

"The South Africa United Front has been dissolved," said the statement issued by the representatives of the African National Congress (ANC), Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), South West Africa...
Publication date: MARCH 1962
Archive Type: Articles

It is not possible for me at the moment to outline the precise and practical steps that will be undertaken to defeat the ban imposed upon me by the Minister of Justice. This matter will no doubt...
Publication date: MAY 1952
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

The South African Indian Congress 1. The South African Indian Congress is, as stated in the memorandum submitted to the late Mr. Dag Hammarskjold, Secretary-General of the United Nations, on his...
Publication date: MARCH 6, 1964
Archive Type: Letters

"I am happy to be back in my homeland. I will have the opportunity to again take my full share in the struggle of all anti-Nationalists to overthrow the Malan Government and to establish a truly...
Publication date: OCTOBER 1949
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

(Extracts) By virtue of my professional activities I have been brought into very close contact with the lives of many people in our multi-racial community and I have found that the problems of...
Publication date: JULY 1952
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

"Never before in the history of South Africa have the national leaders acted so swiftly and with complete oneness of purpose in their determination to beat back the fascist attack on the lives and...
Publication date: JUNE 1950
Archive Type: Interviews

The proposal made by Archbishop Hurley when he addressed the Indo-European Joint Council at Pietermaritzburg to the effect that the Indian community make a "gesture of goodwill, that they accept...
Publication date: NOVEMBER 1952
Archive Type: Letters

INDIAN COMMUNITY AND ALL OPPRESSED PEOPLE DEEPLY GRATEFUL YOUR UNTIRING EFFORTS AND BRILLIANT ADVOCACY OUR RIGHTEOUS CAUSE. INDIA'S JUST STAND AGAINST APARTHEID TYRANNY AND RACIALISM AND FOR BASIC...
Publication date: NOVEMBER 21, 1950
Archive Type: Letters

The Conference of Asian and African countries which is scheduled to take place in Indonesia in the middle of April should mark a historical step forward in the fight for world peace and in the...
Publication date: 1955
Archive Type: Articles

We welcome with deepest satisfaction the resolution adopted by an overwhelming majority of the United Nations General Assembly. We welcome in particular the clause calling upon South Africa to...
Publication date: NOVEMBER 1950
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

The Conference of Asian and African countries which is scheduled to take place in Indonesia in the middle of April should mark a historical step forward in the fight for world peace and in the...
Publication date: 1955
Archive Type: Letters

Grave problems of life and death face us and the peoples of the world in the coming year. In the international field the imperialist warmongers headed by the United States are engaged in feverish...
Publication date: JANUARY 1, 1951
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

As the Union Parliament prepares to assemble for its new session, the people of South Africa face the grim prospect of more fascist attacks from the Strijdom police state on their fast dwindling...
Publication date: JANUARY 1956
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

“The Union Government cannot hope to swim against the tide of history much longer. Its policy of apartheid has been decisively rejected by the overwhelming majority of the people, and must give...
Publication date: JANUARY 1952
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

[This statement was issued by Dr. Dadoo following the proclamation of the first large group areas in the country. It appeared in Johannesburg on the eve of the all-in conference on group areas...
Publication date: AUGUST 1956
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

Ladies and Gentlemen, We assemble at this 20th session of the South African Indian Congress Conference at the most vital hour in the history of our land - at a period of grave crisis - at a time...
Publication date: JANUARY 25, 1952
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

South Africa has a population of 15 million, of which 12 million are non-whites and 3 million are whites. The white people of South Africa are a settled community unlike those in the rest of Africa,...
Publication date: MARCH 2, 1961
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

Sir, We, the undersigned, in terms of the resolution adopted at the 20th Conference of the South African Indian Congress held at Johannesburg on the 25th, 26th and 27th January 1952, are enjoined to...
Publication date: FEBRUARY 20, 1952
Archive Type: Letters

The year 1962 will bring no comfort to Verwoerd, the white racialists and the colonialists. The final and complete liquidation of apartheid and colonialism is on the agenda of history. During the...
Publication date: 1962
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

Statement submitted to the United Nations Special Committee against Apartheid on the occasion of the Day of Solidarity with the South African Political Prisoners, October 11, 1979] It is a singular...
Publication date: 11 October 1979
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

26th January 1973 Dear Comrades, The epic fight of the Vietnamese people has been of immense world-historical significance to all who oppose imperialism and who long for national liberation,...
Publication date: JANUARY 26, 1973
Archive Type: Letters

[Dr. Dadoo was interviewed in London by Michael Kallenbach ofthe United Nations Radio's anti-apartheid unit.] MK: With me is Yusuf Dadoo, who is Chairman of the South African Communist Party and Vice...
Publication date: 1979
Archive Type: Interviews

"How is it that we, a people deprived of everything, living in dire straits, manage to wage our struggle and win successes? Our answer is: this is because Lenin existed, because he fulfilled his...
Publication date: 1973
Archive Type: Articles

This volume of documents has been produced to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the foundation of the South African Communist Party on July 30, 1921. Our Party, the oldest Communist Party on the...
Publication date: 1981
Archive Type: Articles

On behalf of the South African Indian Congress, I should like to express our deep gratitude to the Special Committee against Apartheid for having given us this opportunity of presenting a written...
Publication date: APRIL 1964
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

Events in the last nine months have confirmed the broad lines of the report adopted by the last Plenary Session of our Central Committee. In that report we noted that the special contradictions and...
Publication date: OCTOBER 1973
Archive Type: Articles

On behalf of the South African Indian Congress I express my appreciation for this opportunity to address you. This is not the first time that a representative of my organisation has been accorded...
Publication date: APRIL 1964
Archive Type: Memorandum

We have come together to pay homage to Comrade Michael Harmel, an outstanding South African revolutionary whose whole life was unconditionally and totally dedicated to the struggle of the people and...
Publication date: JUNE 24, 1974
Archive Type: Articles

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