Duration: 1987 - Unknown, 1989? Location: Berkeley, California, United States
The Committee to Free Moses Mayekiso led an effort in California to gain labor movement solidarity for his case. Mayekiso, a prominent activist in the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA), was arrested in 1986 under the apartheid-era Internal Security Act and was eligible for the death penalty for treason. (Source: various and the websites http://digital.library.ucla.edu/websites/2006_995_066/ and http://www.joincalifornia.com/candidate/4590 accessed August 8, 2014.)
Related Archive Title: Seattle Labor Coalition Against Apartheid Time Span: Mostly second half of the 1980s Media: 1 box (11 ½ x 9 x 4 ½ inches) Description: The collection contains material of the Seattle Labor Coalition Against Apartheid (SLCAA), other Seattle organizations including the Coalition Against South African Trade (CAST) and anti-apartheid organizations in other locations including the Committee to Free Moses Mayekiso. The collection includes publications and documents of other type including correspondence, meeting minutes, membership lists, and other ephemera. The collection includes one poster. The collection was donated by William (Bill) Clifford, William (Bill) Corr and Victor Miller, former members of the Seattle Labor Committee Against Apartheid.
Housed At: Michigan State University Library, Special Collections Location: 100 Library, East Lansing, MI 48824, United States Phone: 517-353-8700 Related Website:http://www.lib.msu.edu/spc/index/