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Sharpeville Six

Volume 124: debated on Wednesday 16 December 1987

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52.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make representations to the South African Government for clemency for the Sharpeville six; and if he will make a statement.

On 4 December, the ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, acting on behalf of the Twelve, appealed to the South African Government for clemency for the Sharpeville six on humanitarian grounds. We have also made a bilateral approach to the South African Government.