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“Pik off Botha”: attempting to arrest the South African Foreign Minister

On the evening of Wednesday 15 March 1989, South African Foreign Minister Pik Botha visited the South African Embassy in London for ‘secret’ talks with his British counterpart, Geoffrey Howe.  The City of London Anti-Apartheid Group (and the national Anti-Apartheid … Continue reading

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Andrew Privett: a life of (loud) activism and “no regrets”

Our friend, Andrew Privett died unexpectedly on Sunday 21st October.  Andy (who used the name Gardner at the time) was a member of the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group, playing an active role in the Non-Stop Picket for most of … Continue reading

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