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South Africa House Continuous Picket

The City of London Anti-Apartheid Group organised a continuous picket outside of South Africa’s embassy in the late 1980s and ruffled the feathers of both the police and the national Anti Apartheid Movement.

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The Tower of London

Although never officially a prison, the Tower of London has held hundreds of London’s most dangerous prisoners. Like the story of the Tower itself, its role as prison is a varied one.