Memorandum I - Sanctions Against South Africa?

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
October 1960
3 pages
Type: Memorandum
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Language: English
Memorandum on sanctions against South Africa. The memorandum says racial discrimination has had a long history in the Union of South Africa; the first pass laws were introduced in 1760. The memorandum says at the beginning of the twentieth century Mohandas Gandhi, living in South Africa, led opposition to the discriminatory laws then in force against his fellow Indians. The memorandum includes information on the Population Registration Act, the Abolition of Passes Act, the Prohibition of Mixed Marriages Act, the Native Labor Act, the Industrial Conciliation Amendment Act, the Group Areas Act, the Reservation of Special Amenities Act, the Native Laws Amendment Act, the Extension of Universities Education Act, the Criminal Laws Amendment Act, and the Public Safety Act. 1. Apartheid in South Africa 2. Concern of the World Community 3. South Africa is Unique 4. The Question of Sanctions 5. Consensus 6. African Reactions to Sanctions 7. Can Sanctions Be Successful?
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Collection: Africa Action Archive