Namibia had been annexed by South Africa during the First World War. Namibia was then German South West Africa. The League of Nations gave SA a mandate to rule the country and lead it to independence.
1946 League of Nations was dissolved.
UN demanded decolonisation
International Court of Justice.
1971. The court cited a UN resolution declaring the South African occupation of the country to be contrary to international law.
South Africa claims to act for the people of Namibia.
States must not recognise the pretended South African claim to suzerainity over this country’
Apartheid runs counter to South Africa’s vaunted mission of civilising the people.
Apartheid policies have a deleterious effect on the inhabitants of this nation and this goes against the grain of the UN Charter
States are required to recognise the illegality of South Africa’s occupation