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Zephania Mothopeng speaks in London, July 1989

Zephania Mothopeng was the President of the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC), one of the liberation movements that fought apartheid in South Africa.  Following his unconditional release from jail in South Africa in November 1988, he spent several months … 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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Celebrating three years being non-stop against apartheid (with a powerful message)

The third anniversary of the Non-Stop Picket of the South African embassy was celebrated by a crowd of more than six hundred people on 22 April 1989.  On this occasion, unlike the first anniversary rally in 1987, the police allowed … Continue reading

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Campaigning to free ‘Uncle Zeph’

To mark the 29th anniversary of the founding of the Pan-Africanist Congress of Azania, on 6 April 1988, the PAC launched a petition for the release of its President Zephaniah Mothopeng.  Known affectionately as ‘Uncle Zeph’, Mothopeng was serving a … Continue reading

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