Monthly Archives: February 2013

Who, what and where is ‘non-stop’?

Our major achievement this week is to finally have a complete chronological inventory of all the papers contained in the ‘archives’ of the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group.  This material covers the whole of the group’s existence from its formation … Continue reading

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Zolile Hamilton Keke: A Pan-Africanist fighter remembered

We were saddened to learn of the death last week of one of the Non-Stop Picket’s staunchest South African supporters, Zolile Hamilton Keke.  Comrade Keke, as he was universally known to non-stop picketers, was the Chief Representative in the UK … Continue reading

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Thoughts on social movement ‘capital’ and contrasting protest camps

It is nearly a month since Anja Kanngieser‘s excellent Creating Alternative Worlds workshop at Royal Holloway, University of London.  As ever, January was mostly lost buried under large piles of student essays and exam scripts that needed marking, so I seem … Continue reading

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Trying to stop Zola Budd in her tracks

Helen Yaffe’s recent talk about the lessons of the anti-apartheid sports boycott for contemporary Palestinian solidarity reminded me of a particular action in the sports boycott taken by City of London Anti-Apartheid Group activists.  On 31 January 1988, City Group’s … Continue reading

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Lessons of the anti-apartheid sports boycott for Palestinian solidarity

On Tuesday 5 February, Helen Yaffe represented the Non-Stop Against Apartheid project at a meeting organised by Football Beyond Borders at SOAS.  The meeting asked, “What can the boycott of the U21 UEFA Football Championships in Israel learn from the … Continue reading

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