pic8527. AAM march for sanctions
ANC President Oliver Tambo, Trevor Huddleston, President of the AAM, and US civil rights activist Jesse Jackson at the head of the AAM’s march for sanctions on 2 November 1985. 150,000 people marched from east, west and south London to Trafalgar Square to demand that the British government support UN mandatory sanctions against South Africa. In the Square, Oliver Tambo, Jesse Jackson and SWAPO leader Shapua Kaukungua called for a change of government policy. The march was the culmination of an intensive campaign that reached every part of Britain.
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