Dullah Omar

Dullah Omar

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Abdullah Mohamed Omar (May 26, 1934 - March 13, 2004), better known as Dullah Omar, was a South African anti-Apartheid activist, lawyer, and a minister in the South African cabinet from 1994 till his death. Born in Cape Town, Omar was a respected member of the Muslim community. He attended the University of Cape Town and graduated with a law degree in 1957. He defended members of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) and African National Congress (ANC), and became a leading member of the United Democratic Front and human rights activist. His movement restricted by "banning orders" and detained without trial repeatedly, he also survived plots by the apartheid government to assassinate him. In 1989, he became a spokesman of Nelson Mandela, during the last months of the latter's imprisonment.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6133997311
  • 9786133997318