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The Fifth Commandment: A Biography of Shapurji Saklatvala and Memo...

By: Sehri Saklatvala

Shapurji Saklatvala was a Parsi from India who was elected twice to the British parliament in the 1920s. A communist and an internationalist, he campaigned vigorously inside and outside parliament on behalf of working people everywhere and especially for the cause of an independent India. A celebrated public speaker, Sak was imprisoned for sedition during the General Strike of 1926, after urging the army not to act against protesting workers. He was also banned from ente...

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