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msc36. ‘Victory to SWAPO’ mug

Mug publicising the campaign for support for the South West Africa People’s Organisation (SWAPO) and independence for Namibia. The same design was used on T-shirts and badges.


Badge produced by the Committee for Freedom in Mozambique, Angola and Guinea Bissau in support of the liberation movements in Portugal’s African colonies. Portugal was forced to withdraw from the colonies in 1975.

Labour MPs outside South Africa House on Nelson Mandela’s 60thbirthday, 18 July 1978. The Embassy refused to accept a birthday card signed by British politicians and trade unionists. In the photo are MPs Joan Lestor, Barbara Castle and Bob Hughes, Chairman of the Anti-Apartheid Movement.