Richard Knight, Hearings on the Oil Embargo

Richard Knight, Hearings on the Oil Embargo

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by UN Photo
United Nations
April 13, 1989
Type: Photograph
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
United Nations
Language: English
Richard Knight of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA) testifying at the Hearings on the Oil Embargo Against South Africa, United Nations Headquarters, April 13, 1989. The United Nation General Assembly adopted a voluntary international oil embargo against South Africa on November 20, 1987 with 130 countries voting in favor, 4 against 12 abstaining. Countries voting against the embargo were the Federal Republic of Germany, France, the United Kingdom and the United States. An Intergovernmental Group to Monitor the Supply and Shipping of Oil and Petroleum Products to South Africa was established within the UN. [A copy of the prepared testimony is available on this website.]
Collection: Private collection of Richard Knight