AA News October 1971

AA News October 1971

This issue reported on the comprehensive resolution on Southern Africa passed at the TUC Congress. It hailed the cancellation of the Springbok cricket tour of Australia as a victory for the international anti-apartheid movement. It carried an extract from The Discarded People, Cosmas Desmond’s book about communities dumped into ‘resettlement camps’. AA News named ICI as the latest target in the Dambusters Mobilising Committee’s campaign against British involvement in the Cabora Bassa dam. A feature on the National Front revealed its ties with South Africa and the illegal Rhodesian regime. An article by Antonio de Figueredo characterised Portuguese colonialism as ‘‘’civilisation” through torture’.

Category: 1970s
Copyright: AAM Archives Committee
Holding Institution: AAM Archive, Bodleian Library
Date/Year: 1971