ZA COM MR-AAO-226
Liberation : [Part 1]
- 1970-01-01 - 1997-12-31 (Accumulation)
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The School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London holds the entire archive of the organisation, incorporating those of the MCF.
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Liberation started in 1954 as the Movement for Colonial Freedom (MCF) and changed its name in 1970 to Liberation. Its mission was to work towards the political freeing of colonial peoples and political independence. It worked with trade unions and the labour party, supported the AAM, War on Want and other organisations. It did a lot of educational work, organised public meetings and conferences, and lobbied government. It dissolved in 1997.
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The organisation started in 1954 as the Movement for Colonial Freedom (MCF), and changed its name to Liberation in 1970. It dissolved in 1997.