24 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN BANNED BY THE APARTHEID REGIME FOR TRADE UNION ACTIVITIES

24 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN BANNED BY THE APARTHEID REGIME FOR TRADE UNION ACTIVITIES

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by International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
Brussels, Belgium
Undated, about second half of 1976
Type: Poster
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: Belgium
Language: English
THEY WERE ALL GENUINELY INVOLVED IN DEVELOPING AFRICAN TRADE UNIONS THROUGH EDUCATIONAL AND ORGANIZING ACTIVITIES.
BUT THE VORSTER REGIME IS DETERMINED TO STRANGLE THE AFRICAN TRADE UNION MOVEMENT: to maintain the African workers in a permanent state of subservience receiving starvation wages, subject to arbitrary dismissals, denied means of advancement.
Poster by the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU). The poster lists the victims of banning and detention orders including Eric Tyacke, Secretary, Urban Training Project (Johannesburg); L. Douwes-Dekker, Chairman, ditto; Sipho Khubeka, Metal & Allied Workers' Union (Johannesburg); Gavin Anderson, ditto; Jenny Curtin, Industrial Aid Society (Johannesburg); John Copelyn, Secretary, Trade Union Advisory and Coordinating Council (Natal); Jeanette Murphy, ditto; Mike Murphy, African Transport Workers' Union; Alpheus Mthethwa, Metal and Allied Workers' Union (Natal); N. Ndlovu, ditto; Pat Horn, Institute for Industrial Education; Charles Simkins, ditto; Judy Favish, Western Province Workers' Advice Bureau (Cape Town); Jeremy Baskin, ditto; John Frankish, ditto; June-Rose Nala, National Union of Textile Workers (Natal); Omed Zuma, ditto; Zora Mehlomakhulu, Western Province Workers' Advice Bureau (Cape Town); Alpheus Ndude, ditto; Helford Ndzotyana, ditto; and David Sikobi, ditto. The poster asks HAS YOUR UNION PROTESTED THESE BANNINGS? and IS YOUR UNION SHOWING SOLIDARITY WITH THE AFRICAN WORKERS? MAKE SURE IT DOES. • JOIN THE WORLDWIDE PROTEST CAMPAIGN AGAINST SOUTH AFRICA ORGANIZED BY THE FREE LABOR MOVEMENT DURING THE WEEK BEGINNING 17 JANUARY 1977 Size: about 23 x 16 1/2 inches.
Collection: Private collection of Richard Knight