Collection 160 - Finnish Africa Committee

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Finnish Africa Committee


  • 1970 - unknown (Accumulation)

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The People’s Archive at the Social Archives Foundation in Helsinki holds most of the archives of the organisation. The Kansan Arkisto website is in Finnish only.

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The FAC started in 1970 and organised information campaigns for trade unions, and political parties. It established, together with the Finnish Peace Committee, the fundraising organisation Peace Fund in 1973 to support liberation movements in Southern Africa. It focused more and more on apartheid as from the late 1970s and organised boycott campaigns.

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