AA News May 1971
The British Government was about to launch new talks with the illegal Smith regime in Zimbabwe, warned AA News. The May issue previewed demonstrations against the forthcoming Springbok rugby and cricket tours of Australia. It reported on the disruption of Barclays Bank’s annual general meeting by supporters of the Dambusters Mobilising Committee and on the American Presbyterian Church’s challenge to Gulf Oil over its oil shareholdings in Angola. Former political prisoner Lewis Baker described how life under apartheid drove people to break the law and described the living conditions of long-term political prisoners. Former conscript Howard Smith told of his experiences in the South African Defence Force.
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