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Friday, November 06, 2009

UN votes to condemn Apartheid in South Africa
JURIST Staff at 12:01 AM ET

On November 6, 1962, the United Nations General Assembly passed Resolution 1761, which condemned Apartheid in South Africa and called on member-nations to boycott the country. The Resolution also set up a Special Committee against Apartheid.

Learn more about the role of the Special Committee against Apartheid from the African National Congress.

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