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WE CALL FOR A JUST PEACE IN OUR LAND : WE BELIEVE THAT IT IS THE MORAL RIGHT OF SOUTH AFRICANS TO EXERCISE FREEDOM OF CONSCIENCE AND CHOOSE NOT TO SERVE IN THE SADF : WE CALL FOR AN END TO CONSCRIPTION

Theme: Goals


Call Number: 0318
Identifier: AL2446_0318
Title: WE CALL FOR A JUST PEACE IN OUR LAND : WE BELIEVE THAT IT IS THE MORAL RIGHT OF SOUTH AFRICANS TO EXERCISE FREEDOM OF CONSCIENCE AND CHOOSE NOT TO SERVE IN THE SADF : WE CALL FOR AN END TO CONSCRIPTION
Date: 1986
Subject: Images of Defiance- IOD;
Conscription;
End Conscription Campaign - ECC;
South African Defence Force - SADF;
Images of Defiance- IOD;
Youth;
conscripts;
End Conscription Campaign- ECC;

Description: This poster is an offset litho in black, produced by the ECC, Cape Town This poster depicts conscripts who demanded the right not to serve in the SADF. The text reads: "WE CALL FOR A JUST PEACE IN OUR LAND : WE BELIEVE THAT IT IS THE MORAL RIGHT OF SOUTH AFRICANS TO EXERCISE FREEDOM OF CONSCIENCE AND CHOOSE NOT TO SERVE IN THE SADF : WE CALL FOR AN END TO CONSCRIPTION". This poster was digitised by Specialised Archival Solutions in 2009. Reproduced in "Images of Defiance: South African Resistance posters in the 1980s" on page 131 (number 232) of the 1991 SAHA / Ravan Press edition and the 2004 SAHA / STE Publishers edition. It is also included in the SAHA virtual exhibition - 'The Future is Ours: Commemorating Youth in the Struggle'.
Creator: Produced by the End Conscription Campaign (ECC)
Type: Poster
Format: Access image - jpeg
Preservation image - tiff

Source: SAHA collection AL2446
Language: English
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: Copyright of some materials are held by individual postermakers/organisations. Copyright restrictions may apply. See SAHA copyright statement for more information.
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