po106. Nelson Mandela Freedom Rally, 1988
Poster for the rally held in Hyde Park, London on Sunday 17 July as the culmination of the AAM’s ‘Nelson Mandela: Freedom at 70’ campaign. A crowd of 250,000 heard Archbishop Desmond Tutu, SWAPO Secretary General Andimba Toivo ja Toivo, Commonwealth Secretary General Shridath Ramphal and actor Richard Attenborough call for Mandela’s release. After the rally an overnight vigil was held outside South African House to see in Mandela’s birthday on 18 July.
|Copyright:||AAM Archives Committee|
|Holding Institution:||AAM Archive, Bodleian Library|
|Catalogue:||MSS AAM 2512/1|