Omar, Dullah

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Omar, Dullah

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  • Omar, Abdullah Mohamed
  • Omar, A M (Advocate)

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26 May 1934 - 13 March 2004

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Anti-apartheid activist, lawyer and politician. Minister of justice from 1994 to 1999 and minister of transport until his death. He was a member of the Unity Movement in the early 1970's and 1980's before becoming a leading member of the United Democratic Front. As a lawyer he defended ANC and PAC members on trial during the apartheid era.

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ZA-COM-01152

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