Fatima Meer

 
The other side of the cell
The other side of the cell
There are so many stories about women who were detained for their fight for freedom from apartheid. These include the likes of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Albertina Sisulu, Fatima Meer and Ruth First....
When you think of heroes, rather listen to your heart
When you think of heroes, rather listen to your heart
My sisters and I are freedom’s children, born into the ANC and nurtured within a revolutionary community whose sole purpose was to fight...
Stolen moments of prison life
Stolen moments of prison life
When I first came across Fatima Meer’s paintings in 2008 I had no idea they would inspire my master’s degree. I had just been appointed the...
Surviving the violence of a police state
Surviving the violence of a police state
In December 1977, an assassination attempt was made on me. We were at home, Ismail and I, telling stories to my young nieces who were staying with...
Energetic, fearless activist
Energetic, fearless activist
Shamim and Shehnaz, her daughters, will have to speak about Fatima the woman, the mother, the young girl who was stirred by stories of the Bengal...
Winnie: Fatima Meer a 'friend, mother, comrade'
Winnie: Fatima Meer a 'friend, mother, comrade'
Fatima Meer's house should be declared a national heritage site, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela said on Saturday at the late activist's state funeral at...
ANC bids farewell to selfless Mama Fatima
ANC bids farewell to selfless Mama Fatima
Anti-apartheid struggle stalwart Fatima Meer was a selfless leader who fought fearlessly and sacrificed her well-being in the struggle for...
Fatima Meer's amazing journey
Fatima Meer's amazing journey
Fatima Meer, the African National Congress stalwart, died in a Durban hospital on Friday afternoon at 81. She had been admitted to hospital a few...
'Shining light' Fatima Meer dead at 81
'Shining light' Fatima Meer dead at 81
Fatima Meer, the African National Congress stalwart, died in a Durban hospital on Friday afternoon at 81. She had been admitted to hospital a few...

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