Rhodesian chrome demonstration, Brooklyn, NY

Rhodesian chrome demonstration, Brooklyn, NY

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by Episcopal Churchmen for South Africa,William Johnston
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Undated, possibly June 26, 1974
Type: Photograph
Coverage in Africa: Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Demonstration against the importation of chrome from Rhodesia in violation of United Nations sanctions on the docks in Brooklyn, NY. Second from right is Tapson Mawere of the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU). Next to him with mustache is Henry Lieberg of the American Committee on Africa. Photo by William "Bill" Johnston of Episcopal Churchmen for South Africa (ECSA). [Note on date: ships carrying Rhodesia cargo came to the piers in Brooklyn in June 1974; see the leaflet Don't Unload Rhodesian Cargoes!; and Longshoremen Honor International Law: U.S. Government Defies It!, both by New York Coalition to Stop Rhodesian Imports, American Committee on Africa, June 1974, available on this website. It is also possible this photograph is from 1972 or 1973.]
Used by permission for former board members of Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa (ECSA).
Collection: Henry Lieberg collection