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“Youth Activism & Solidarity: the Non-Stop Picket against Apartheid” published

We are pleased to announce that our book Youth Activism and Solidarity: the Non-Stop Picket against Apartheid is published, by Routledge, today. From April 1986 until just after Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in February 1990, supporters of the City of London … Continue reading

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Margaret Thatcher: friend of apartheid

‘Every day the blood of our children flows. While all this is happening, Reagan and Thatcher continue to call themselves friends of black people while in effect they are the friends of racists.’ (Winnie Mandela,6 April 1986) Helen Yaffe writes: Winnie … Continue reading

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Campaigning to save the lives of the Sharpeville Six

In the stories I have recounted on this blog I have often emphasized how the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group’s campaigning was street-based, confrontational and direct action focused.  While this is true, the group was not averse to utilising the … Continue reading

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