International solidarity with political prisoners in South Africa

over two thousand mayors from fifty-six countries call for the release ofNelson Mandela and other South African political prisoners.

Publisher: U.N. Centre against Apartheid in New York

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  • Mandela, Nelson, -- 1918-,
  • Political prisoners -- South Africa.
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    ContributionsUnited Nations. Centre Against Apartheid.
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    Pagination31p. ;
    Number of Pages31
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Dozens of prominent South African figures, including a number of government ministers and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, will participate in a hour fast and day of action for hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners that begins on Sunday evening, 14 May. The solidarity strike has been organized by a broad coalition of organizations, including the National Coalition for . South Africa's Secret Trial: The PAC African National Congress African Political Prisoners Aid Fund allegations Ambassador Amnesty International Pretoria prisoners in South racist regime Rand Daily Mail Representative Robben Island security police sentence Shinners Solidarity with South South Africa South African government South.   Addresses and Birthdays of US Political Prisoners - Send Love! Can't Jail the Spirit: Political Prisoners in the U.S. (book) The Malcolm X Grassroots Movement; Remembering Marilyn Jean Buck ; The Freedom Archives: Chronicles of the Progressive History of the Bay Area, the U.S., & International Solidarity MovementsAuthor: Dana l Woodruff.   To mark International Women's Day, Inminds human rights group will on Friday 10th March hold a vigil on the Southbank of the river Thames in London to highlight the plight of Palestinian women prisoners in Israeli occupation jails, and to demand their freedom.

These sanctions were called for in a co-ordinated strategy by the internal and external anti-apartheid movement in South Africa. FW de Klerk, who replaced PW Bothaas State President in , announced at the opening of Parliament in February the unbanning of the liberation movements and release of political prisoners, among them, Nelson. Non-Stop Against Apartheid: Practicing Solidarity Outside the South African Embassy at sportsmen and women who had broken the international sports boycott of South Africa. Israel’s military occupation of Palestine is horrifically reminiscent of South Africa’s Apartheid past. Yet, pro-Israeli apologists are shocked that the Zionist entity is . The Road to Democracy in South Africa, Volume 3, International Solidarity, Part II. whaling ships in the early nineteenth century. 4 In the twentieth century links between freedom movements in both countries have steadily multiplied since the founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in and the African National .

  This is why its so important for us in London and for you in South Africa, and for activists across the world, to show our solidarity and be the voice of those silenced prisoners. We salute your protest! Freedom for the administrative detainees! Freedom for the Palestinian political prisoners! Freedom for Palestine! Abbas Ali.   Review of Solidarity: Latin America and the US Left in the Era of Human Rights (Pluto Press, ) by Steven Striffler.. The United States has a long and bloody history of invasion, occupation, extraction, and exploitation in Latin America. But the history of US empire isn’t just the history of violent conquest — it’s also the history of those who fought against it. Failing to register on the radar of international solidarity with Italy and Spain will prove a strategic miscalculation. Israel, on the other hand, is activating its aid agency, IsraAID, which has previously worked in Italy between and , after a major earthquake killed nearly people and left behind massive infrastructural damage.   We at El Enemigo Común are pleased to share the Spanish-language book Agosto Negro: Presas y presos políticos en lucha (Black August: Political Prisoners in Struggle), written by a member of our collective, Carolina Saldaña and published by SubVersiones at the end of December, , in Mexico City.

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Alliance for Global Justice Headquarters E. 26th St., Suite 1 Tucson, AZ [email protected] Free Palestinian Political Prisoners - South Africa. likes 10 talking about this. We are broad coalition of South African organizations supporting the call to Free Followers: He called for people worldwide to go on a global solidarity fast on May 3.

Over 1 Palestinian political prisoners in Israel started a hunger strike last Monday, in protest against conditions. 4 The Road to Democracy in South Africa, Volume 3, International Solidarity, Part I the yoke of colonialism to have a voice at the UN and its other institutions.

In ,Author: Gregory Houston. Media Review Network - South Africa. K likes. Media Review Network is a Johannesburg-based organisation dedicated to exposing Zionist Apartheid and the occupation of Followers: K. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has greatly expanded its activities on behalf of political prisoners since the Second World War.

The ICRC's involvement with this issue has resulted from a series of incremental steps, taken over more than a hundred years, and it raises difficult legal, political, and moral by: 8. More than a thousand people took part in a meeting to express their solidarity with detained Angolan political prisoners.

Human rights defender Rafael Marques, and Radio Despertar organized the event. Harlow, Barbara (see also Women and Prisons and Prisons International). Barred: Women, Writing, and Political Detention. Wesleyan University Press, A survey, with extensive excerpts, of writings by and about women political prisoners in Northern Ireland, Israel, El Salvador, Egypt, South Africa, and the United States.

The Documentation Project arose out of the need to collect, archive, and share materials from the Political Prisoners of South Africa Bracelet Program which ran from Participants were asked to wear bracelet of a political prisoner serving a life sentence in South Africa continuously until their prisoner was released.

This aspect of the program was stressed because it was a. In Ahmed Kathrada, a leader of the South African Communist Party and a former political prisoner who spent 25 years on Robben Island, initiated an international campaign to free Palestinian Author: Diana Block.

And the First of May Group began attacks on Iberia Airlines in defence of Spanish political prisoners. Concerted attacks affirmed international solidarity with them. While the International Solidarity Movement both directly and indirectly helped the appearance of more active groups in France, Britain, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Turkey and Greece.“ The United Nations and the Struggle for Liberation in South Africa ”, in South African Democracy Education Trust, The Road to Democracy in South Africa, Vol.

3: International Solidarity, Part 1, UNISA Press, Pretoria,pp. 41 – Author: Andrew Thompson. Leigh-Ann Naidoo, who is the South African delegate on the Women’s Boat to Gaza, asked her father to reflect on his day hunger strike inwith reference to the continuing hunger strikes of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons.

Derrick Naidoo says that collective action is needed to support just liberation struggles internationally. The call was launched by a solidarity committee based in Casablanca at a time when 37 Hirak political prisoners had been on hunger strike. The Democratic Solidarity Party (Partido Solidaridad Democrática) was a political liberal party in gh changes to the Cuban constitution in decriminalized the right to form political parties other than the Communist Party of Cuba, these parties are not permitted to campaign or engage in any public political activities on the Democratic Solidarity party described Ideology: Liberalism, Human rights, Anti-communism.

The campaign was titled ‘Release Nelson Mandela’ and together with the campaign for economic and other sanctions against South Africa become the symbol of the international Anti-Apartheid Movement.

This campaign became one of the most powerful international solidarity movements in. We are pleased to announce that our book Youth Activism and Solidarity: the Non-Stop Picket against Apartheid is published, by Routledge, today. From April until just after Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in Februarysupporters of the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group maintained a continuous protest, day and night, outside the South African.

‘International solidarity was instrumental in bringing freedom to South Africa, as it will be in freeing Palestine’ solidarity with and support of Palestinian political prisoners. They did.

Excerpts part 1 and and the Chronology of events from The United Nations and Apartheid, "Editor's note: The United Nations and Apartheid is adapted from The United Nations and Apartheid,Volume 1 of The United Nations Blue Books Series, a documentary history of the work of the United Nations"--Title page verso.

This petition was launched on 11 OctoberInternational Day of Solidarity with South African Political Prisoners. At the same time, the Free Nelson Mandela Co-ordinating Committee was set up to ask sympathetic groups to organise events to.

Special International Tribunal on the Violation of Human Rights of Political Prisoners and Prisoners of War in United States Prisons and Jails. Special International Tribunal, Application of principles of international law to several cases of political persecution and coercion in the United States.

Fernandez, Ronald. The Uhuru Movement (Uhuru is the Swahili word for "freedom") is a socialist and black nationalist movement centered on the theory of African Internationalism, which provides a historical material explanation for the social and economic conditions of African people worldwide.

The Movement has been led by the African People's Socialist Party (APSP) whose chairman is Omali Yeshitela. Today is the anniversary of the launch of the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group’s Non-Stop Picket of the South African Embassy in London.

The ways in which City Group provided solidarity with those resisting apartheid in South Africa both drew on longer histories of British anti-apartheid campaigning and was quite distinct from the ways in which the British. International Day of Solidarity with Leonard Peltier NYC - 6 February he represented Peter Matthiessen and Viking Press iin the successful battle to publish Mr.

Matthiessen's book In the Spirit of Crazy Horse. There will be updates from supporters of other political prisoners: Pam Africa on Mumia Abu-Jamal.

Orie Lumumba on the MOVE 9. The apartheid regime in South Africa similarly enacted various laws that imposed indefinite detention without trial in a manner clearly contravening international law. Using the pretext of pre-emptive security, the apartheid regime administratively detained tens of thousands of non-whites, including 2, children under 16 years of age, in its.

Israel holds over 6, Palestinians as political prisoners. Over of them are children below the age of Palestinian children, some as young as 9 years old, are arrested and tried in Israeli military courts, detained in prisons and detention centres away from their homes and families, and denied their most basic : Melissa Chemam.

Interviews Overcoming Apartheid compiled 40 hours of interviews with 60 people involved in the anti-apartheid struggle. Both short segments and the full interviews are available here. In addition, some 20 brief interview segments link to more interviews located on external websites. In a new book, U.S.

historian Piero Gleijeses gives us a detailed exposition of Cuba's intervention and its impact on the struggle for the survival of Angola, the independence of Namibia, and the demise of the odious apartheid system in South Africa.

Gleijeses' book takes up where he left off in his work, Conflicting Missions: Havana. Sandy, Mpho and Shaka with Palestinian Children in Mar Elias Refugee Camp, Beirut, Lebanon. May 5, Tim Anderson* From 28 April to 5 May three former political prisoners under South Africa’s apartheid regime – Mpho Masemola, Sandy Lebese and Shaka Radebe – visited Lebanon and Syria to share their experiences, learn about the struggle of Palestinians against.

international solidarity helped topple apartheid Preface by Tony Sutton Editor of ColdType magazine. “South Africa Now was important not only for what it reported, but for how it reported, working with the visiting The New South Africa The New South Africa Turns 10 Cancer of Corruption and Culture of Concealment   Since29th November is observed by the United Nations as the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.

Sincewhen the United Nations partitioned Palestine, resolutions after resolutions have been brought up in the General Assembly, Security Council and other fora to address and find a resolution to the seven decades of occupation.

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