Indian-born lawyer, Mohandas K. Gandhi lead nonviolent acts of civil disobedience of international significance or satyagraha (Hindi for “truth force”) on March 22, 1907, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Gandhi and his followers were protesting South African racial laws that forced Indians to carry residence permits..
March 22, 1907
Mohandas K. Gandhi
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Gandhi’s first act of civil disobedience. … In 1906, the Transvaal government sought to further restrict the rights of Indians, and Gandhi organized his first campaign of satyagraha, or mass civil disobedience. After seven years of protest, he negotiated a compromise agreement with the South African government.
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