United Nations Security Council Resolution 533

United Nations Security Council resolution 533, adopted unanimously on 7 June 1983, after reaffirming Resolution 525 (1982), the Council expressed its concern at the death sentences issued to Thelle Simon Mogoerane, Jerry Semano Mosololi and Marcus Thabo Motaung, all members of the African National Congress.

UN Security Council
Resolution 533
Date7 June 1983
Meeting no.2,452
CodeS/RES/533 (Document)
SubjectSouth Africa
Voting summary
  • 15 voted for
  • None voted against
  • None abstained
ResultAdopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members
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The resolution called upon the South African authorities to commute the sentences imposed on the men, and urged all other Member States and organisations to help save the lives of the men.

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