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Hanef Bhamjee

Int37a1. Hanef Bhamjee interview clip 1

Hanef Bhamjee came to Britain in 1965 to escape detention by the South African security police. He became involved in the Anti-Apartheid Movement as a student at Birmingham University. In the 1970s he moved to Cardiff and in 1981 was a founder member of Wales Anti-Apartheid Movement. He served as Wales AAM’s Secretary from 1982 to 1994 and is now Secretary of ACTSA Cymru.

In this clip Hanef describes the success of anti-apartheid campaigns in Wales and the development of the Wales Anti-Apartheid Movement.

 
int37t. Hanef Bhamjee transcript

Hanef Bhamjee came to Britain in 1965 to escape detention by the South African security police. He became involved in the Anti-Apartheid Movement as a student at Birmingham University. In the 1970s he moved to Cardiff and in 1981 was a founder member of Wales Anti-Apartheid Movement. He served as Wales AAM’s Secretary from 1982 to 1994 and is now Secretary of ACTSA Cymru. 

This is a complete transcript of an interview carried out as part of the Forward to Freedom history project in 2013. 

 
Int37a2. Hanef Bhamjee interview clip 2

Hanef Bhamjee came to Britain in 1965 to escape detention by the South African security police. He became involved in the Anti-Apartheid Movement as a student at Birmingham University. In the 1970s he moved to Cardiff  and was a founder member of Wales Anti-Apartheid Movement, set up in 1981. He served as Wales AAM’s Secretary from 1982 to 1994 and is now Secretary of ACTSA Cymru.

In this clip Hanef tells how Wales AAM members avoided arrest because of the punitive fines imposed on anti-apartheid activists.

 
 
 
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