Vali Jamal: A breakdown of the public’s reaction to the Aga Khan’s Parliament address

Vali Jamal: A breakdown of the public’s reaction to the Aga Khan’s Parliament address

DR. VALI JAMAL for Vancouverdesi.com The Aga Khan’s official visit to Canada to address the Parliament got mired in controversy as at the second big event Friday – a mass address in Toronto’s Massey Hall – the opposition parties were not invited. Vali Jamal, from Kampala, Uganda, analyzes the public’s reaction to the Highness’s parliamentary…

Interview with Dr. Vali Jamal: ‘Original Asians have learnt their lesson but the common man doesn’t know who’s who’

Interview with Dr. Vali Jamal: ‘Original Asians have learnt their lesson but the common man doesn’t know who’s who’

via http://www.millenniumpost.in – 23 February 2014, New Delhi, Ruchi Ahuja Dr Vali Jamal, an Uganda Asian, and author of Uganda Asians – Then and Now, Here and There, in conversation with Ruchi Ahuja talks about the reason for the 1972 Uganda Asian expulsion, lessons for the future of the Asian community in Uganda and inspiration…

From Vali Jamal's Book: Mansur Ibrahim Popat Charania - The good samaritan|mandhan

From Vali Jamal’s Book: Mansur Ibrahim Popat Charania – The good samaritan|mandhan

Born: Kaliro, Uganda, 1940. Distinction: Mukhi, Ottawa Jamat; Ismailia Voluntary Highwayman, Ottawa. Present location: Ottawa, Canada; interviewed at Aga Khan Mosque, Kampala, during a visit for the Aga Khan’s Golden Jubilee visit, August 2007 visit. He remembers a significant date for Ismailis and 1972. Notice the wordplay on Samari|TanManDhan. Tanmandhan = body mind and treasure…

Michael Molloy – Uganda Asian Refugee Movement 1972

Description: The 1972 Uganda Asian Refugee Movement was the first test of Canada’s “universal” immigration policy as applied to non-European refugees. This talk will examine the reasons behind General Idi Amin’s decision to expel Uganda’s small but dynamic Asian community, and the Trudeau government’s reaction to the expulsion within a new immigration and refugee policy…

Vali Jamal: Second generation madhvani

via monitor.co.ug – These stories of Manubhai Madhvani who died in London in May 2011, are excerpts from Vali Jamal’s book Uganda Asians: Then and now, Here and There, We contributed, We contribute. The interview was done at Kakira on June 19, 2008 with Eng Yashwant D. Sidpra. “Yes, 1972 was a turning point in…

Ugandan Asians: Karim the builder

In the 11th part of our series, Waheed Karim tells the story of M.A. Karim, the man who built many landmark Indian architect buildings in Kampala and Masaka. This is an excerpt from Vali Jamal’s book Uganda Asians: Then and now, Here and There, We contributed, We contribute. via Ugandan Asians: Karim the builder –…