Tag Archives: South African Communist Party

The Non-Stop Picket and the solidarity of the British Far Left

Today is the anniversary of the launch of the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group’s Non-Stop Picket of the South African Embassy in London. The ways in which City Group provided solidarity with those resisting apartheid in South Africa both drew … Continue reading

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Transition or revolution? The politics of being a ‘difficult woman’

Several times over the last two years, I have been told by people who were heavily involved with the Anti-Apartheid Movement in Britain that the AAM’s problems with the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group originated with Norma Kitson. ┬áTime and … Continue reading

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City Group’s solidarity with Moses Mayekiso

Exactly eighteen months after they had started their Non-Stop Picket of the South African Embassy in London, the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group held a special protest on 19 October 1987 to mark the first day of the trial in … Continue reading

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