South African Communist Party

The Communist Party became the political organisation to put forward expropriation as a policy for restoration or restitution of land, says the writer. Picture: Reuters Apr 10, 2021 Alex Mohubetswane Mashilo This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the South African Communist Party (SACP) as the Communist Party of South Africa at the inaugural congress of the Party held from July 30 to August 1, 1921. The Party’s founding resolution was passed on the first day of the congress, July 30, 1921. The Communist Party became the first political organisation to be banned by the apartheid regime in 1950, shortly after it came to power after a racist “general election” in 1948, under an Act dedicated to abolishing not just the Party but any communist thinking and activity in South Africa. In the face of the ban, the Party adopted a tactical resolution to “dissolve itself” and…

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SACP has long called for land expropriation