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The Springbok Reception Committee: “no normal sport in an abnormal society”

When it was announced that the South African Springboks rugby team were due to tour Britain during the autumn of 1992, the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group sprung into action. Specifically, they responded to the call from South African anti-apartheid … Continue reading

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Stop batting for apartheid – it’s just not cricket

What could be more English than sitting down to enjoy a game of cricket on a late summer bank holiday weekend?  During the summer of 1989 many City Group anti-apartheid activists attended cricket matches around London and the South East.  They … Continue reading

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