Material issued by Rhodesian pressure groups, concerning the Pearce Commission visit, 1972, on the reaction of black africans to the sanctions against Rhhodesia, including article by the Christian Council of Rhodesia and an open letter to the Commission from white Rhodesian citizens living in Britain.
Rhodesia: Pearce Commission, 1972
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- ReferenceGB 101 ICS 60
- Dates of Creation1972
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
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Administrative / Biographical History
The Pearce Commission was appointed by the British Government in 1972 to ascertain the reaction of black africans to the sanctions against Rhodesia. It carried out a referendum on majority rule, which was supported by Rhodesia Front Government of Ian Smith, but rejected by the African National Congress (ANC) on behalf of the Nationalist Parties.
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