ZA COM MR-AAO-301
Soviet Afro-Asian Solidarity Committee : [Part 1]
- 1956-01-01 - 1992-12-31 (Accumulation)
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The RIM/Mayibuye collection includes material that illustrates the often-dramatic story of the relationship between the USSR and the ANC. Please contact the holding institution for details on the collection.
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The SKSSAA was the state organisation through which a lot of the Soviet support to the liberation movements was channelled. SKSSAA was active internationally in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. SKSSAA provided the African National Congress in exile with material resources, such as food, clothes and vehicles. The SKSSAA and other Soviet NGOs received South Africans in need of medical treatment, and arranged stays for them at Soviet hospitals. The organisation also coordinated activities for South African students in the Soviet Union. In 1992 the organisation was renamed Society of Afro-Asian Peoples' Solidarity and Co-operation.
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In 1992 the organisation was renamed Society of Afro-Asian Peoples' Solidarity and Co-operation. It is not clear whether it still exists.