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AA News December 1980

AA News December 1980

This issue exposed NATO collaboration with South Africa in contravention of the UN mandatory arms embargo. It carried an interview with South African trade union leader Thozamile Botha and an appeal for the release of veteran trade unionist Oscar Mpetha. It reported on the clampdown on independent South African trade unions. A new pamphlet showed how the multinational Philips Group was supplying electronic equipment to the South African military. The issue also reported on one of the best ever attended annual general meetings of the AAM, which endorsed an ambitious programme of work featuring trade unions, action on political prisoners, women’s solidarity and the campaign for independence for Namibia.

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