University of Chicago Action Committee on South Africa

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Alternate Names: Action Committee on South Africa
Duration: Unknown, 1977 - 1979
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States


The University of Chicago Action Committee on South Africa campaigned to get the University of Chicago to divest stock of corporations doing business in South Africa. The exact year of the Committee's formation and when it ceased to exist is unknown. The Committee testified before the United Nations Special Committee Against Apartheid on May 9, 1978. (Source: Chicago Action Committee on South Africa documents on this website; SOUTHERN AFRICA SOLIDARITY, Spring 1978, International Socialist Organization available on this website; and Sahotra Sarkar)