Poster for the March Month of Boycott, 1960. During the month Boycott Movement supporters all over Britain picketed shops and distributed leaflets asking shoppers not to buy South African goods. The boycott was supported by the Labour and Liberal Parties and the TUC. It was launched at a 15,000-strong rally in Trafalgar Square on 28 February.
The Anti-Apartheid Movement’s badge was first worn by people protesting against the Sharpeville massacre outside South Africa House in March 1960.
Badge produced for the the AAM’s campaign for the boycott of South African goods, relaunched by a fortnight of action, 16–30 June 1980.
The AAM Women’s Committee produced this badge soon after its formation in the summer of 1980.
Maritime trade unions from around the world agreed to take direct action against ships supplying oil to South Africa at a conference in London on 30–31 October 1985. The conference was sponsored by the UN Special Committee Against Apartheid and organised by the British National Union of Seamen. This badge was produced as part of the initiative.
From the late 1980s the AAM held an annual sponsored Freedom Run in Brockwell Park, Brixton. This T-shirt advertises the event held in 1990.
Wooden badge calling for the release of Nelson Mandela.
T-shirt produced by AA Enterprises for the March 1988 Month of Action in solidarity with the frontline states, organised by the AAM. Royalties from the T-shirt were given to the Organisation of Angolan Women (OMA) as part of AA Enterprises policy of building trade with the frontline states.