South Africa: The Imam Who Fought Apartheid | Racism

There are many heroes and heroines of a onslaught opposite apartheid in South Africa, though among a distinguished names of Mandela, Sisulu, Tutu and Biko is one reduction informed – Abdullah Haron.

This Muslim personality from Cape Town led a still though poignant rebuttal opposite extremist supervision policies in a 1960s. He was generally politicised by a barbarous electrocute of 69 Black African protesters during Sharpeville in 1960.

His anti-apartheid activities took him around a universe and he determined tighten ties with eminent anti-apartheid figure Canon John Collins, a Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral in London.

His work in rebuttal of apartheid also put him in good danger. He was incarcerated but assign and tortured when he returned to Cape Town. He died while in military control in 1969 underneath still-unexplained circumstances; claims by military that he “fell down stairs” – a batch reason during a time for deaths of domestic prisoners in military apprehension – are currently countered with strenuous justification of his genocide during a hands of confidence police.

In this film, Haron’s family and others send a story of a male who became famous as “the imam who fought apartheid”.

Source: Al Jazeera

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