AA News April 1985

AA News April 1985

The April issue headlined an appeal by Commonwealth Secretary General Shridath Ramphal to governments, corporations and individuals to impose sanctions against South Africa. It reported on a week of anti-apartheid action by British local authorities and on SACTU’s (South African Congress of Trades Unions) 30th anniversary rally. The centrespread celebrated the 25th anniversary of the formation of SWAPO of Namibia. AA News reprinted the full text of Nelson Mandela’s statement rejecting the offer by the South African President P W Botha to free him if he renounced armed struggle.

Category: 1980s
Copyright: AAM Archives Committee
Holding Institution: AAM Archive, Bodleian Library
Date/Year: 1985