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“I’m only doing my job”: a grandmother’s protest

South African Freedom Day has long been celebrated on 26 June. The day commemorates the general strike and national day of protest that the African National Congress called on 26 June 1950. It also remembers the signing of the Freedom … Continue reading

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City Group lead students in mass direct action against apartheid

Exactly six months to the day before the Non-Stop Picket started, the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group led a spectacular protest outside the South African Embassy in Trafalgar Square.  On 19 October 1985, three hundred and twenty-two people were arrested … Continue reading

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