Collection 362 - World Campaign against Military and Nuclear Collaboration with South Africa

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World Campaign against Military and Nuclear Collaboration with South Africa


  • c 1977 - unknown (Accumulation)

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Yale University holds some materials as part of their E.S. Reddy Papers collection. Reddy edited a book on the movement, titled "Anti-Apartheid Movement and the United Nations: Statements, papers and letters of Abdul S. Minty, honorary secretary of the British Anti-Apartheid Movement and director of the World Campaign against Military and Nuclear Collaboration with South Africa".

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The World Campaign started in 1977/78 on the initiative of the AAM and the patronage of President Julius Nyerere of Tanzania, and was supported by the Special Committee of the UN. It monitored and strengthened the arms embargo against South Africa and exposed military collaborations. It worked closely with the special committee. In the 1980s, it lobbied for expulsion of South Africa from the International Atomic Energy Authority (IAEA). Abdul Minty was the Director from 1979 to 1994.

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