The Transnational Anti-Apartheid Movement

The apartheid regime of South Africa was dismantled in the early 1990s, after decades of internal and external pressure. The anti-apartheid movement that swept the globe and encouraged regular citizens to push their governments to impose sanctions against the country was an essential factor to end the discriminatory regime. Indeed, people were discontent with their own government's passivity towards apartheid. Therefore, they decided to protest, boycott and spread awareness about apartheid. The timeline below offers a summary of events.