po030. Free the Pretoria 12

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. 

Category: Posters
Author: Free the Pretoria 12 Committee
Copyright: AAM Archives Committee
Holding Institution: AAM Archive, Bodleian Library
Catalogue: MSS AAM 2512/9
Date/Year: 1977