Kathrada, Ahmed Mohamed (Kathy)

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Kathrada, Ahmed Mohamed (Kathy)

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  • Kathy Kathrada
  • Perreira, Pedro (alias)

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08 August 1929 - 28 March 2017

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Anti-apartheid activist, politician, political prisoner and MP. Leading member of the ANC and of the SACP. Founding member of the Transvaal Indian Volunteer Corps and its successor, the Transvaal Indian Youth Congress. Imprisoned for one month in 1946 for his participation in the SAIC’s Passive Resistance Campaign against the Asiatic Land Tenure and Indian Representation Act. Convicted for his participation in the 1952 Defiance Campaign. Banned in 1954. Co-organiser of the Congress of the People and a member of the Congress Alliance General Purpose Committee. Detained during the 1960 State of Emergency. One of the last twenty-eight accused in the Treason Trial acquitted in 1961. Placed under house arrest in 1962. Arrested at Liliesleaf Farm in July 1963 and charged with sabotage in the Rivonia Trial. Imprisoned on Robben Island, 1964–82, then Pollsmoor Prison until his release on 15 October 1989. MP from 1994, after South Africa’s first democratic elections, and served as political adviser to President Mandela.

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Hogan, Barbara ( 1952 - )

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ZA-COM-00593

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Hogan, Barbara is the spouse of Kathrada, Ahmed Mohamed (Kathy)

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ZA-COM-01971

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