po030. Free the Pretoria 12
Poster publicising the campaign for 12 South Africans charged under the Terrorism Act in June 1977. The 12 were charged with recruiting people for military training and organising sabotage attacks. After an international campaign for their release, six were acquitted and six were sentenced to long jail terms in April 1978. Among those sentenced was Tokyo Sexwale, who had left South Africa for military training and infiltrated back into South Africa.
|Free the Pretoria 12 Committee
|AAM Archives Committee
|AAM Archive, Bodleian Library
|MSS AAM 2512/9