ZA COM MR-AAO-288
Shipping Research Bureau : [Part 2]
- 1980-01-01 - 1995-12-31 (Accumulation)
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The UWC/RIM Mayibuye Archives holds a substantial collection covering the period 1979-1992. It contains newsletters, publications, campaign materials relating to the Dutch oil embargo against South Africa.
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The Shipping Research Bureau was a specialist organisation, mainly dealing with research into the oil trade with South Africa and alerting the world to breaches of the UN oil embargo. It pressured national governments to adopt sanctions against South Africa. It was founded by the Komitee Zuidelijk Afrika (KZA) and Working Group Kairos in 1980, and continued operating until 1995.