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AA News June 1981

AA News June 1981

AA News welcomed Labour Party and TUC opposition to the British government’s UN veto of a resolution imposing mandatory sanctions against South Africa as a significant change of policy. It exposed plans to give South Africa a stake in North Sea oil and the supply of radar equipment to the South African military by the British electronics company Plessey. It reported on British trade union support for striking workers at Rowntree Mackintosh’s South African subsidiary. The South African medical profession’s complicity in the deaths of Steve Biko and other political detainees was condemned in a new report by the AAM’s Health Committee.

Category: 1980s
Copyright: AAM Archives Committee
Holding Institution: AAM Archive, Bodleian Library
Date/Year: 1981