Collection 218 - Lawyers Against Apartheid

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ZA COM MR-AAO-218

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Lawyers Against Apartheid

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  • 1986-01-01 - 1996-12-31 (Accumulation)

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The Glasgow Caledonian University has a substantial collection covering the period 1977-1996 but predominantly 1986-1991. It contains minutes, papers, news cuttings and campaign materials.

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Lawyers Against Apartheid was formed in 1986 to lobby the legal community in the UK. It was affiliated to the AAM. As a specialist organisation, it concentrated on the exposure of the illegitimacy of the apartheid regime and promoting the Prisoner of War status for captured freedom fighters. It dissolved in 1996.

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