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Trying to stop Zola Budd in her tracks

Helen Yaffe’s recent talk about the lessons of the anti-apartheid sports boycott for contemporary Palestinian solidarity reminded me of a particular action in the sports boycott taken by City of London Anti-Apartheid Group activists.  On 31 January 1988, City Group’s … 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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