Irish Anti-Apartheid Movement

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Duration: 1963 - 1990s
Location: Ireland


The Irish Anti-Apartheid Movement (IAAM) was founded in 1963 to support the people of Southern Africa in their struggle for liberation from white minority rule. IAAM continued until the early 1990s and was replaced by a successor organization call the Ireland South Africa Association. Kader Asmal, after apartheid a member of the South African Parliament and member of the cabinet, was a founder and served as chair until 1990 when he returned to South Africa. Louise Asmal was also a key member of the organization and Sean MacBride was a sponsor.

Organizational Archive


Title: Irish Anti-Apartheid Movement
Time Span: 1961 - 1989
Media: 67 Box files
Description: The collection includes correspondence, minutes of meetings, statements, briefings, press releases, press clippings, Amandla (official publication), etc.
Housed At: University of the Western Cape-Robben Island Mayibuye Archive
Location: UWC-Robben Island Mayibuye Archives, Level 1, UWC Main Library, Modderdam Road, Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa
Restrictions: Unknown, contact in advance
Phone: 27 (0) 21 959 2939/2954
Reference Email: mayib@uwc.ac.za
Related Website: http://www.robben-island.org.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=37&Itemid=60