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Gandhi: 125 years since whites-only train incident

South Africa, India marking 125th anniversary of an incident seen as the Indian independence leader's first act of civil disobedience.

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    South Africa and India have marked the 125th anniversary of a significant moment in their histories - when Mahatma Gandhi was forced off a whites-only train.

    After his experience, Gandhi began a campaign to put an end to racial discrimination and oppression through non-violent means.

    This is seen as the Indian independence leader's first act of civil disobedience.

     

    Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


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