Announcement poster from the South Africa Comittee for a manifestation in the dutch city of Utrecht. The poster is made around 1980. The South Africa Comittee was for supporting the struggle of the black community’s in South Africa during the apartheid regime. “Apartheid” is a south african/dutch word for “Seperation”. In this manifestaion the oil company of Shell was targeted for doing business in South Africa in despite of a almost worldwide boycot.
One of the most notable names on the poster is Robert Mugabe. Who would later become the leader and dictator of Zimbabwe. Mugabe was announced to be expected as a speaker on the manifestation among other political figures. It is unclear if he actually was present at the manifestation and did his speech.