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Pan African Students Organization in the Americas, American, 1960 - 1977  Search this
Subject of:
South African Student Organisation, South African, 1968 - 1977  Search this
ink on paper
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
South Africa, Africa
This pamphlet discusses the SASO 9. The front page features an image two people hanging from trees. The cover reads: [Struggle for Freedom / South African students face death / Free the Saso 9! / These Africans were hanged / by the racist Apartheid / regime in S. Africa in 1974, / for "terrorism". / Today, 9 black students face / similar hanging when convict- /ed on the same phony charges. / They are the SASO 9, officers / of the South African Students / Organization (SASO). / Who are the SASO 9? and why / must you fight to free them? Nine men are dying to hear / from you! ACT NOW: / Send telegrams to the / Embassy of S. Africa, in / Washington, D.C., demanding / the immediate release of the/ SASO 9. / STOP GENOCIDE AGAINST AFRICANS" / SASO 9 DEFENCE FUND / P.O. BOX 467, Cath. Sta. / NYC 10025. (212) 280-3992. / We need urgently: volunteers, / office space, telephones, postage stamps, stationery, funds, endorsements]. The pamphlet contains additional information about the SASO 9 and South Africa.
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Africa  Search this
Black power  Search this
International affairs  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Pan Africanism
Anti-apartheid movements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture