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AA News May 1981

AA News May 1981

The May issue headlined US subversion of the UN plan for Namibian independence, and the stand taken by African and non-aligned states in opposition to US policy. It exposed apartheid government support for UNITA in Angola and the huge build-up of South African armed forces in Namibia. It announced plans for a month of protest action against the involvement of oil companies Shell and BP in South Africa, and publicised a new UN ‘black list’ of sports people who had broken the sports boycott against apartheid. The centrespread featured the UN arms embargo against South Africa and exposed companies which were still collaborating with the South African military.

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