Posters

po040. No Arms for Apartheid

One of a set of three posters publicising the AAM’s campaign to isolate South Africa in the aftermath of the 1976 Soweto student uprising.

po041. Halt British Investment in Apartheid

One of a set of three posters publicising the AAM’s campaign to isolate South Africa in the aftermath of the 1976 Soweto student uprising.

po042. Support the African Liberation Struggle

One of a set of three posters publicising the AAM’s campaign to isolate South Africa in the aftermath of the 1976 Soweto student uprising.

po029. Remember Soweto No Arms for Apartheid

After the Soweto student uprising in June 1976, the AAM stepped up its campaign to stop Britain selling arms to South Africa. This poster uses the iconic photo of Hector Pieterson, the first student killed in the protests.

po031. Stop the Torture of South African Political Detainees

In the mid-1970s there was a big increase in the number of detainees tortured to death by the South African security police. In 1977 Steve Biko was the 46th detainee known to have died in police custody. This poster was one of a set of three published as part of the international campaign for South African political prisoners.

po032. Stop Deaths in Detention

This poster features a photograph of Joseph Mdluli, an ANC activist killed by Security Police after being detained without trial in March 1976. In the mid-1970s there was a big increase in the number of detainees tortured to death. Daily pickets were held outside South Africa House in London for six weeks in May–June 1976 to protest against the deaths. This poster was one of a set of three published as part of the international campaign for the release of South African political prisoners.

po033. Release All South African Political Prisoners

This poster was one of a set of three published as part of the international campaign for South African political prisoners.

po034. Release All Southern African Political Prisoners

Poster for the international campaign for the release of South African political prisoners. It shows prisoners breaking rocks on Robben Island.