Alan Brooks was the Anti-Apartheid Movement’s Organising Secretary, 1967–70 and Deputy Executive Secretary, 1987–91. In 1988 he organised the Nelson Mandela Freedom March from Glasgow to London. He also worked as the head of the International Defence and Aid Fund’s research department and for the Mozambique Angola Information Centre (MAGIC). In the early 1960s he served two years as a political prisoner in South Africa.
In this clip Alan Brooks talks about the campaign against the all-white South African rugby and cricket tours in 1969–70.