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    MR. J.E. ENNALS THE CHAIRMAN OF THE ANTI-APARTHEID MOVEMENT IN BRITAIN AND DIRECTOR GENERAL OF?

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    FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL ORGANISATION BUILDING MR. ENNALS SPEAKING: PRESS.




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    Background: MR. J.E. ENNALS THE CHAIRMAN OF THE ANTI-APARTHEID MOVEMENT IN BRITAIN AND DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION OF GREAT BRITAIN ARRIVED GHANA ON WEDNESDAY (2 JULY) ON A TOUR OF AFRICAN NATIONS.

    HE TOLD NEWS CONFERENCE ON THURSDAY THAT CO-ORDINATED EFFORTS OF THE PEOPLE OF ZIMBABWE AND OTHER NATIONS COULD HELP TOPPLE THE ILLEGAL REGIME OF IAN SMITH IN RHODESIA. THE CONFERENCE WAS HELD IN ACCRA AT THE FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS BUILDING.

    MR. ENNALS SAID THAT ECONOMIC SANCTIONS HAD NOT BEEN EFFECTIVE ENOUGH TO BRING DOWN THE RHODESIAN GOVERNMENT. HE WENT ON TO SAY THAT THE ANTI-APARTHEID MOVEMENT IN BRITAIN HAD BOTH EDUCATIONAL AND POLITICAL AIMS.

    THE MOVEMENT, HE ADDED, HAD BEGUN A PROGRAMME TO EDUCATE PEOPLE IN BRITAIN ON THE EVILS OF APARTHEID.

    IN THE POLITICAL FIELD, MR. ENNALS SAID THAT THE MOVEMENT HAD BEEN ABLE TO BLOCK THE PASSING OF A BILL IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS WHICH WOULD HAVE PERMITTED BRITAIN TO SELL ARMS TO SOUTH AFRICA.

    MR. ENNALS ADDED THAT HE WAS VERY DISAPPOINTED AT SIR ALEC DOUGLAS-HOME'S RECENT STATEMENT THAT THE CONSERVATIVES PARTY WOULD SELL ARMS TO SOUTH AFRICA WHEN IT COMES INTO POWER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE2F7ZP2LNPJP5IKOM9LFB0U7B
    Media URN:
    VLVAE2F7ZP2LNPJP5IKOM9LFB0U7B
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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