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Buchan, Janey | 1926-2012 | politician
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Buchan was a cultural and political activist who became a Strathclyde Councillor (1974-79) and then Glasgow MEP (1979-94). Her involvement with the SC AAM and it's cause was manifold, with special contributions including: speaking at the press conference that announced Chris Hani's assassination and speaking at the NALA conference in Glasgow when Nelson Mandela visited Glasgow to receive the Freedom of the Nine Cities. She was famously embraced by Mandela while welcoming him on his visit to Strasbourg.
Scotland, United Kingdom
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ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).
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Created by Julia Wylie, October 2016
Filling, B. 2014. 'The Glasgow Mandela Story'. 2nd ed. Scotland, United Kingdom: University of West of Scotland Print Services.
The Guardian. 2012. Janey Buchan obituary. [ONLINE] Available at: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2012/jan/18/janey-buchan. [Accessed 13 October 2016].