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Report of the Special Committee on Apartheid

1971

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Special Committee to the General Assembly and the Security Council 10~ In its report of 18 September 1970 to the General Assembly and the Security Council (A/802:'~, S/9939), the Special Committee noted that the Government of South Africa continued to challenge the authority of the United Nations by applying the measures of racial separation and segregation and seve:c'ely persecuting the militant [...] In part F of the resolution, the General Assembly declared that the policies of apartheid of the Government of South Africa were a negation of the Charter of the United Nations and constituted a crime against humanity; reaffirmed its recognition of the legitimacy of the struggle of the people of South Africa to eliminate, by all means at their disposal, apartheid and racial discrimination and to a [...] It requested the Secretary-General to convene, early in 1971, a joint meeting of the Special Committee) the Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples, and the United Nations Council for Namibia, to consider the interrelationships of the problems of southern Africa and propose measures fo [...] The Secretary-General, the President of the twenty-fifth session of the General Assembly, the President of the Security Council, the Chairman of the Committee of Trustees of the United Nations Trust Fund for South Africa and the Chairman of the Special Committee made statements. [...] At its l5lst and l52nd meetings, on 17 and 25 February, respectively, the Special Committee decided to hold the special session from 22 to 24 March and to invite the following to participate in the session: (a) The Chairman of the Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples and the Preside

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