gov44. Letter from Trevor Huddleston to Margaret Thatcher
Letter asking Prime Minister Thatcher to intervene directly with South African President Botha urging him to reconsider his rejection of an appeal for clemency for the Sharpeville Six. The Six were condemned to death for taking part in a demonstration at which a black deputy mayor was killed. They were reprieved in July 1988 after a huge international campaign and released in 1991 and 1992.
|Copyright:||AAM Archives Committee|
|Holding Institution:||AAM Archive, Bodleian Library|
|Catalogue:||MSS AAM 779|