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Mandela Memories: urban connections, protest connections

In the days and weeks after Nelson Mandela’s death many people around the world reflected on their involvement with anti-apartheid campaigning. Some of those people remembered the Non-Stop Picket of the South African Embassy in London. Some of them searched … Continue reading

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Non-Stop at the Leicester Geography anniversary celebrations

Last weekend the Department of Geography at the University of Leicester celebrated its 90th anniversary.  The anniversary open day was a great opportunity to showcase the research being undertaken in the department to former students and staff from across the … Continue reading

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City Group: disaffiliated over geography, expelled for politics

On 23 February 1985 the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group ceased to be an officially recognised local group of the national Anti-Apartheid Movement.  This was the culmination of more than two years of growing political tensions between the leadership of … Continue reading

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Who, what and where is ‘non-stop’?

Our major achievement this week is to finally have a complete chronological inventory of all the papers contained in the ‘archives’ of the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group.  This material covers the whole of the group’s existence from its formation … Continue reading

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