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06/11/1962 The United Nations formally condemns Apartheid


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The General Assembly of the UN passed Resolution 1761 condemning apartheid policies. The resolution described apartheid as a threat to international peace and security. Additionally, member states of the UN were asked to break off diplomatic relations with South Africa.
    • Essentials 

    • Initial relations 

    • South West Africa 

    • Sharpeville and the severing of British ties 

    • Sanctions 

    • Aid to apartheid casualties 

    • Morogoro Conference 

    • Mogadishu Declaration 

    • Other African states 

    • Western ties 

    • Isolation 

    • Western influence in apartheid 

    • Border War 

    • Cross-border raids