Month: June 2014

26th June – South African Freedom Day (Aftermath)

Enuga Sreenivasulu Reddy Secretary of the United Nations Special Committee against Apartheid 1963–1965 Director of the United Nations Centre against Apartheid, 1976–1983 June 26th: Aftermath and Summary In December 1952, the United Nations General Assembly set up a United Nations Commission on the Racial Situation in the Union of South Africa (UNCORS). Later, this became …

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The 59th Anniversary of the Freedom Charter: ANC Statement (Comment by Dominic Tweedie)

This ANC statement fails to mention the Defiance Campaign launched on June 26th 1952, or the 1950 June 26th stayaway. The Defiance Campaign was a joint operation between the ANC, a predominately black African organisation at the time, and the combined South African Indian Congresses of the Transvaal and Natal, using the tactic of passive …

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