Altab Ali Foundation

Memories of the 1970s

Here are some short articles written by activists, briefly summarising their experience of the events in the 1970s. Please click the writer's names for details.

Raju Vaidyanathan Raju Vaidyanathan Raju Vaidyanathan was born and brought up in Brick Lane. In the 1970s he was a teenager, but was old enough to witness the horrifying incidents of racial violence that were regular occurrences.
Raju Vaidyanathan
Raju Vaidyanathan was born and brought up in Brick Lane. In the 1970s he was a teenager, but was old enough to witness the horrifying incidents of racial violence that were regular occurrences.
Abdul Subhan (Gadu) Abdul Subhan was an youth activist in the 1970s. He was the Founder member of the Bangladesh Youth Association. During the 1970s, he played a vital role in the vigilant group which combated the National Front thugs when they carried out racist attacks in Brick Lane and in the surrounding areas.
Abdul Subhan was an youth activist in the 1970s. He was the Founder member of the Bangladesh Youth Association. During the 1970s, he played a vital role in the vigilant group which combated the National Front thugs when they carried out racist attacks in Brick Lane and in the surrounding areas.
Jamal Hasan Jamal Hasan Jamal Hasan was a leading anti-racist activist in East London during the 1970s. He was the General Secretary of the Action Committee Against Racial Attacks which organised the National Demonstration following the murder of Altab Ali.
Jamal Hasan
Jamal Hasan was a leading anti-racist activist in East London during the 1970s. He was the General Secretary of the Action Committee Against Racial Attacks which organised the National Demonstration following the murder of Altab Ali.
Rajonuddin Jalal Rajonuddin Jalal Rajonuddin Jalal was the leading youth activist in the 1970s. He is the secretary of the Altab Ali Foundation.
Rajonuddin Jalal
Rajonuddin Jalal was the leading youth activist in the 1970s. He is the secretary of the Altab Ali Foundation.
Abdul Mukit M.A Mukit has been a prominent anti-racist activist in the 1970s in East London.
M.A Mukit has been a prominent anti-racist activist in the 1970s in East London.
Sheikh Nur Sheikh Nur has been an anti-racist activist in the 1970s in East London.
Sheikh Nur has been an anti-racist activist in the 1970s in East London.