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AA News September 1982

AA News September 1982

The September issue led on the assassination of Ruth First by South African agents in Mozambique. It featured the some of the many fronts of the British boycott campaign, including action to ban ads for South African products from the London Underground, for a ban on the import of Ford trucks from South Africa, and the withdrawal of several countries from the Stoke Mandeville Paraplegic Games in protest against the participation of apartheid sports teams. The newspaper reported on the ‘Culture and Resistance’ conference held in Botswana and on the reggae band UB40’s support for a cultural boycott of South Africa. 

Category: 1980s
Copyright: AAM Archives Committee
Holding Institution: AAM Archive, Bodleian Library
Date/Year: 1982