Tag Archives: Steve Biko

Zolile Hamilton Keke: A Pan-Africanist fighter remembered

We were saddened to learn of the death last week of one of the Non-Stop Picket’s staunchest South African supporters, Zolile Hamilton Keke.  Comrade Keke, as he was universally known to non-stop picketers, was the Chief Representative in the UK … Continue reading

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Viva Steve Biko!

Today marks the 35th anniversary of the murder of  Stephen Bantu Biko  in police detention in South Africa on 12 September 1977.  Biko was one of the founders of the Black Conscious Movement.  As a radical student leader who advocated … Continue reading

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Surrounding the South African Embassy (to remember the Soweto Uprising)

To commemorate the school students’ uprising in Soweto in 1976, British youth attempted to surround the South African embassy in London on 16 June 1988 and again the following year. Young people were the backbone of the Non-Stop Picket of … Continue reading

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