Collection 258 - Oil Working Group : [Part 2]

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Oil Working Group : [Part 2]


  • 1980-01-01 - 1985-12-31 (Accumulation)

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The Christian Concern for Southern Africa holdings at SOAS include a small collection of papers on the Oil Working Group.

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The Oil Working Group was created in 1980 by War on Want, the Methodist Church Overseas Division and the United Reform Church to raise the issue of illegal oil exports to Southern Africa. They lobbied oil companies, raised questions at annual general meetings, undertook research and publicised their findings. The group was renamed Embargo in 1985 and ELTSA took over its administration. Embargo functioned until 1993.

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The group was renamed Embargo in 1985, and End Loans to Southern Africa (ELTSA) took over its administration. Embargo functioned until 1993.

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