AAM Response To The Apartheid Regime

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The AAM reacted to the injustice policies of the Apartheid regime. The Apartheid began to admit a need for change. The Apartheid government introduced reforms to keep South Africa under white control. The Anti-Apartheid movement played an important role in forcing Botha to introduce the reforms. International businesses disinvested from South Africa and this was a threat because the economy was dependent on the international businesses. The majority population did not receive rights into the tricameral parliament. The AAM developed a mass popular base amongst the people of Britain and this is proved in sources A and D.
The leaders of different liberation movements looked for support from ordinary people (Source A and D). The AAM all over

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