Elizabeth Siwica

Elizabeth Siwica

About the Author:
Elizabeth Siwica is a graduating senior majoring in history at Florida Atlantic University (FAU). She is writing a senior thesis on Khan and presenting her research at the FAU Undergraduate Research Symposium. After graduation in May 2019, she will be going to Benin, Africa to spend several years as a volunteer with the U.S. Peace Corps.

The Muslim “Frontier Gandhi” Abdul Ghaffar Khan

The Muslim “Frontier Gandhi” Abdul Ghaffar Khan By Elizabeth Siwica, History Major, Florida Atlantic University Abdul Ghaffar Khan (1890-1988) was a Muslim nonviolent activist who sought the end of British rule in India from the 1920s until independence in 1947. He was a key ally of Mahatma Gandhi, and to many, their friendship represented Muslim and Hindu unity. The British …

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