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1907: Passive Resistance in the Transvaal

Written by Tadese Faforiji

The Autonomous Government of Transvaal declared a policy that “required registration and fingerprinting of all Asians.” In response, Mohandas Gandhi led 10,000 Indian residents to protest against this. He instituted a popular policy of protest marches and civil disobedience.

 
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Tadese Faforiji

I am Tadese Faforiji, a history student of the prestigious Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State- 21st-century University, properly called. I am a blogger and an avid writer.

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