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AA News May 1983

AA News May 1983

The May issue called for action to ‘Save the ANC Six’, six young ANC members sentenced to death for sabotage. Labour MEP Alf Lomas wrote about a row in the European Parliament over its failure to take any action against South Africa. AA News reported on plans by the London borough of Greenwich to make Nelson Mandela an honorary freeman and on a conference of local authorities held in Sheffield to coordinate the campaign for setting up more apartheid-free zones. It also reported on the formation of a new co-ordinating committee to campaign for Mandela’s release. A centrespread described campaigns by British nurses and students to end emigration to South Africa.

Category: 1980s
Copyright: AAM Archives Committee
Holding Institution: AAM Archive, Bodleian Library
Date/Year: 1983