Freedom Rising! Africa Solidarity Committee

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Duration: Unknown, about 1980 - Unknown, existed much of the 1980s
Location: San Francisco, California, United States


The FREEDOM RISING!  Africa Solidarity Committee was an anti-apartheid organization that supported the liberation movements of South Africa, the African National Congress and the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC). The organization sometimes used the name Azania for South Africa. The Freedom Rising Africa Solidarity Committee campaigned against South African Airways (SAA) at the San Francisco airport and the same of IBM computers to South Africa. (Source: former members of FREEDOM RISING!; FREEDOM RISING! Documents on this website; Freedom Rising Africa Solidarity Committee on The Freedom Archives website at accessed October 30, 2015; and BIKO PLAZA NEWS, July 9, 1985, available on this website.)