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Encyclopedia > Suppression of Communism Act

The 1950 Suppression of Communism Act was legislation of the National government in South Africa. It purported to ban organizations that supported communism, though it used a very loose definition that deemed anyone advocating equality of races a 'statutory communist'.


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Suppression of Communism Act - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (189 words)
The 1950 Suppression of Communism Act was legislation of the National government in South Africa enacted in July of 1950.
It was one of the most ruthless acts laid upon the non-white majority of South Africa and was established as part of the regime of Apartheid.
In response to the introduction of the Suppression of Communism Act, a "Defend Free Speech" Convention was held in Johannesburg where Dr. James Moroka delivered his first public address as President of the African National Congress.
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