Apartheid -- South Africa
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Poster avdertising the film Boesman & Lena by Athol Fugard. Includes a brown & white photograph of a man and a woman walking in a desert. Also includes the texts: 'Athol Fugard, Yvonne Bryceland in A savage indictment of apartheid. Directed by Ross Devenish. A Contemporary Films release'.
Jeremy Pope had a secretariat role with the Commonwealth Observers of elections in Zimbabwe and Uganda (1980), Namibia (1990), Bangladesh (1991), and Ghana (1992). He accompanied the Commonwealth Eminent Persons Group to Southern Africa in 1986.
The records include reports, ephemera gathered while in situ, letters to his wife describing events.
This series of records has been arranged by event.
Poster advising 'Support Economic Sanctions Against South Africa'. In the centre is a colour painting of a black man's head and neck, with torn white tape over his mouth and sticking plaster on a forehead wound. The painting is initialled 'G A L'. Black text at the bottom of the poster read 'Sanctions won't hurt black workers more than apartheid' and 'International Confederation of Free Trade Unions'. White background.
Laminated colour poster encouraging readers to 'SUPPORT SWAPO'. Includes an image of three women's faces in silhouette printed in greens, red and brown. Also includes a 1981 quote from the Assistant Secretary for Finance, SWAPO Women's Council, discussing the opression of women under apartheid and the need for them to 'co-operate together and fight with SWAPO'.
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