Arthur Ashe addressing the Special Committee on the Policies of Apartheid of the Government of the Republic of South Africa

Arthur Ashe addressing the Special Committee on the Policies of Apartheid of the Government of the Republic of South Africa

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by UN Photo/Teddy Chen
New York, New York, United States
April 14, 1970
Type: Photograph
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
United Nations
Language: English
Arthur Ashe, the well-known United States professional tennis player, appearing as a petitioner before the United Nations Special Committee on the Policies of Apartheid of the Government of the Republic of South Africa. After hearing Ashe the Special Committee adopted a press communiqué in which it reiterated its position on the question of apartheid in the field of sports.