Hasan Ebrahim Mall
Hasan was nominated as the first black acting judge in 1988, in the twilight days of the Apartheid regime. Chancellor of the University of Durban-Westville, South Africa, since 1994, he also became Chairman of the Amnesty Committee of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation commission in 1995.
Hasan used his legal skill to fight to overthrow the Apartheid regime. He was distinguished both for his intellect and modesty.
Hasan was born in British India and came to Durban in 1926 with his parents.
Compiled by:M. Nauman Khan