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Pan-Africanist Congress

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(in full Pan-Africanist Congress of Azania, abbreviation: PAC)

Definition of Pan-Africanist Congress in English:

A South African political movement formed in 1959 as a militant offshoot of the African National Congress. It was outlawed in 1960 after the Sharpeville massacre, but continued its armed opposition to the South African government until it was legalized in 1990.

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