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Committee on South African War Resistance
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The Committee on South African War Resistance (COSAWR) was founded in 1978. It also worked to raise the issue of militarism in South Africa and conducted research into the South African military structure and resistance. Its magazine 'Resister' became the leading magazine on South Africa's militarization.
London, England, United Kingdom
Republic of South Africa, Africa
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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
African Activist. 2016. Committee on South African War Resistance. [ONLINE] Available at: http://africanactivist.msu.edu/organization.php?name=Committee%20on%20South%20African%20War%20Resistance. [Accessed 18 October 2016].