Exiles: The Ugandan Asian Story Learning resources

About the authors Bill Bolloten is an independent education consultant. He specialises in work on equality, diversity, migration and community cohesion. Suman Bhuchar has been involved in the Exiles Project as a researcher, writer, interviewer and production supervisor for the digital stories. The Exiles Project, Project manager: Santhosh Chandran Project coordinator: Jayesh Amin Heritage consultant: Philip Kiberd Design: Tim Hughes

http://asiancentre.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Exiles-learning-pack-web1.pdf

 

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Weapons of Mass Migration: Forced Displacement, Coercion, and Foreign Policy (Cornell Studies in Security Affairs) Hardcover – 23 Sep 2015

by Kelly M. Greenhill  (Author)

 

Uganda (G)—United Kingdom, 1972 [British Ugandans]; Failure

On August 5,1972, President Idi Amin announced his intention to expel all Asians from Uganda within three months, in what has been widely regarded as an act of simple economic expropriation (i.e., a case of dispossessive engineered migration Up to 80,000 of those due to be pushed out were British passport-holders.

https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=dpPHnMur3y4C&pg=PA298&lpg=PA298&dq=:+http://markcurtis.wordpress.com/2007/02/13/the-rise-of-idi-+amin-in-uganda-1971-72/.&source=bl&ots=yvMSBFsCgj&sig=ph3Q0aBwfVUje81cVzRboFHajhg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiuy97ww93TAhXmDcAKHR0gDLIQ6AEILTAB#v=onepage&q=%3A%20http%3A%2F%2Fmarkcurtis.wordpress.com%2F2007%2F02%2F13%2Fthe-rise-of-idi-%20amin-in-uganda-1971-72%2F.&f=false

 

Second generation Madhvani

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Manubhai (on the right) with his brother, Jayant . The two Madhvanis grew their father’s businesses and handed them over bigger and better to a third generation, despite turbulent times.

 

In Summary

 

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.

 

http://www.monitor.co.ug/SpecialReports/Second-generation-madhvani/-/688342/1521496/-/fyt02sz/-/index.html

Expulsion of Indians from Uganda 1972 | Part 1/2

Uganda recognises Sikh Contribution.

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'From Kampala to Leicester': The Story of a Community

On 4 August 1972, then President of Uganda, Idi Amin, ordered the expulsion of his country's Indian and Pakistani minority, giving them 90 days to leave Uganda.[1] Amin said that he had had a dream in which God told him to order the expulsion.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Expulsion_of_Asians_from_Uganda

 

Asian Voice …. Glorious Gujaratis

 

Gujaratis are known to make a mark everywhere in the world, from Canada to US to Europe to New Zealand- whatever be their job- whether it's business, politics, banking, legal, art, music or acting. There are very few who do not know leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Muhammad Ali Jinnah or Narendra Modi.

https://www.asian-voice.com/News/UK/Glorious-Gujaratis

 

On This Day: Idi Amin orders 60,000 Asians out of Uganda

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/on-this-day--idi-amin-orders-60-000-asians-out-of-uganda-162725561.html#DblTVJB

 

Idi Amin expels Asians from Uganda

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/idi-amin-expels-asians-from-uganda/7698.html

 

1972: Asians given 90 days to leave Uganda

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/7/newsid_2492000/2492333.stm

 

In 1972, Ugandan dictator Idi Amin ordered all Asians out of the country, which led to around 10,000 arriving in Leicester.

http://www.pukaarnews.com/40-year-anniversary-ugandan-asians-arriving-leicester/2391/

 

Exile, Discrimination and Integration
The story of Britain’s Ugandan Asians 40 Years on

http://www.hopenothate.org.uk/britains-ugandan-asians/

 

Uganda: The Legacy of Idi Amin’s Expulsion of Asians in 1972

http://www.ibtimes.com/uganda-legacy-idi-amins-expulsion-asians-1972-214289

 

Immigration archive: Ugandan Asians in Leicester (1972)

http://www.channel4.com/news/immigration-archive-ugandan-asians-in-leicester-1972

 

Short-sighted demagogue who played the race card: Idi Amin expelled the Asians 20 years ago. Richard Dowden, Africa Editor, explains why the decision was supported by Ugandans

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/shortsighted-demagogue-who-played-the-race-card-idi-amin-expelled-the-asians-20-years-ago-richard-dowden-africa-editor-explains-why-the-decision-was-supported-by-ugandans-1538196.html

 

 

http://www.ibtimes.com/uganda-legacy-idi-amins-expulsion-asians-1972-214289

 

http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/photograph/1106/asian-refugees-from-uganda

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Memories Leicester

 

Copyright Confederation of Indian Organisations (UK), Leicester Mercury or individuals
donating images.  * Some images courtasy of Leicester Mercury Archive at the University of Leicester

 

http://asianheritage.info/places/

More Links on Uganda:

 

The Most Evil Men in History: Idi Amin

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iyaTWKv44Hs

 

Uganda Asian Refugee Movement 1972

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtQPKNhxymY

 

Ugandan Indian Migration (1970s)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BrY-vl8_Vak

 

Leicester: Ugandan Asians - 40 years on (Part 1, 2 & 3)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_Pc19cg-d4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFVz295UWzU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVv0IRyu2TI

 

Uganda 40 Yrs on

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4abS0PhRzQ

 

Return to Uganda - 06 Aug 07 - Part 1 & 2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jI3DlMY5JIk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6_MyXrAYKU

 

Rana's Reflections, Ruminations & Recollections

http://www.josephclan.com/tjblog/?p=1859

 

Other Links:

http://kwekudee-tripdownmemorylane.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/idi-amin-legendary-ugandan-dictator-was.html

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/2399549.stm

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/fd23a2ca-ecb0-11e1-81f4-00144feab49a.html#axzz34p49qDZq

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-19549567

http://www.bbc.co.uk/legacies/immig_emig/england/suffolk/article_2.shtml

http://southasianlitfest.com/event/ugandan-asian-exodus/

http://www.ibtimes.com/uganda-forty-years-after-idi-amin-expelled-asians-739228

http://www.newvision.co.ug/news/635863-saleh-woos-back-asians-expelled-by-amin-in-1972.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/coventry/features/stories/2004/03/views-on-refugees.shtml

http://www.biyokulule.com/view_content.php?articleid=5270

http://www.newburytoday.co.uk/2012/40th-anniversary-of-ugandan-asian-refugeee-camp

 

http://www.thepromota.co.uk/leicester_mercury-image-leicester_mercury-thursday-december-02-2010-0930-3-comments-share-bookmark-with-what-is-social-media-facebook-digg-reddit-delicious-stum/

http://www.monitor.co.ug/artsculture/Reviews/Ugandan-Asians-Then-and-Now--Coming-to-East-Africa/-/691232/1506392/-/jfc8epz/-/index.html

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_pictures/4371457.stm

http://www.itv.com/news/2012-08-09/proud-to-be-british-tonight-itv1-at-7-30pm/

 

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