List of international events against apartheid compiled by E.S. Reddy, former director of the United Nations Centre Against Apartheid. The list includes educational events and meetings aimed to declare solidarity with the struggling people of South Africa, to promote boycotts of South Africa and support to the liberation movements, and to demand that governments take steps to terminate relations with the apartheid regime and assist the victims of and fighters against apartheid. The list excludes many events held on international days proclaimed by the United Nations - Sharpeville Day (March 21), Soweto Day (June 16), women's day (August 9) and Day of Solidarity with South African political prisoners (October 11). It also excludes conferences of the African National Congress (ANC) or other South African organizations, except those organized or co-sponsored with other bodies to promote the solidarity movement. The document mentions these organizations: the Ghana Trade Union Congress, British Anti-Apartheid Movement, American Committee on Africa (ACOA), Scandinavian Institute for Africa, Dag Hammarskjold Foundation, UN Division on Human Rights, UN Commission on Human Rights, African-American Labor Centre, Special Committee of 24 on Decolonization, Organization of African Unity (OAU), ILO, NGO Sub-Committee on Apartheid, Racism, Racial Discrimination and Colonialism, Finnish Afrikka-Komitee, World Peace Council, International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), World Confederation of Labour, International Union of Students, International Committee against Apartheid, Racism and Colonialism in Southern Africa (ICSA), International Campaign against Apartheid in Sports, UNESCO, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights under Law, Association of the Bar of New York, Afro-Asian Peoples’ Solidarity Organisation (AAPSO), Holland Committee on Southern Africa, Working Group Kairos, Ligue des femmes du Quebec, World Campaign against Military and Nuclear Collaboration with South Africa, TransAfrica, Southern Africa Support Project, Solidarity Committee of the German Democratic Republic, Irish Ant-Apartheid Movement, WHO, Nigerian National Committee against Apartheid (NACAP), South African Non-Racial Olympic Committee (SAN-ROC), Committee of Artists of the World against Apartheid, United Nations Council for Namibia, League of Arab States, SWAPO, New York Area Labor Committee against Apartheid, Hungarian Solidarity Committee, Isolate South Africa Committee, Parliamentarians Action for Removal of Apartheid (PARA), World Council of Churches (WCC), Danish Centre for Human Rights, and Association of West European Parliamentarians against Apartheid (AWEPAA).
Used by permission of E.S. Reddy
Collection: Private collection of E.S. Reddy