Tag Archives: prison solidarity

“Did you really think I wouldn’t write on your walls?”

One of the pleasures of writing this blog is the opportunity it provides to record the stories of small incidents from the history of City Group’s anti-apartheid activism that might not end up being used in our other work.  This … Continue reading

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14 Days in Brixton Prison for fighting apartheid

The anniversaries are coming thick and fast at the moment and it is not always possible to mark them on time.  In the course of a busy week zipping up and down the country last week, I nearly missed this … Continue reading

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Doing time: two picketers jailed

I’ve written over the last couple of weeks about two events from January 1989 that impacted on the network of activists around the Non-Stop Picket of the South African Embassy.  Quite soon after the deportation of Viraj Mendis and the death of … Continue reading

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