gov43. Letter from Lynda Chalker to the AAM Women’s Committee
Letter from Lynda Chalker, Minister of State at the Foreign Office, telling the AAM Women‘s Committee that the British government had asked the South African government to commute the death sentences on the Sharpeville Six. One of the six was a woman, Theresa Ramashamola. The six were condemned to death for taking part in a demonstration at which a black deputy mayor was killed. They were eventually reprieved in July 1988 after spending two and a half years on death row.
|Holding Institution:||AAM Archive, Bodleian Library|
|Catalogue:||MSS AAM 779|