ZA COM MR-AAO-317
Swiss Anti-Apartheid Movement : German-speaking branch [Anti-Apartheid Bewegung der Schweiz] : [Part 1]
- 1975-01-01 - 1994-12-31 (Accumulation)
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The Swiss Social Archive holds the institutional archives of both MAAS and the AAB, including a substantial collection of minutes, campaign materials, correspondence and publications covering the period 1973-2003.
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The Swiss German-speaking branch AAB was established on 1 March 1975 with the secretariat based in Zurich. The AAB organised numerous demonstrations, protest actions, conferences and seminars. Both AAB and its sister branch, MAAS, were co-ordinated by a common national committee. AAB activities were supported by various religious and social organisations. The AAB initiated the establishment of two other organisations, namely the Früchteboykott (Fruit Boycott) and the Aktion Finanzplatz Schweiz-Dritte Welt. The AAB changed its name to AAB Südliches Afrika in 1994, and MAAS dissolved in the same year.
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The AAB changed its name to AAB Südliches Afrika in 1994.