Action Alert

by $top Banking on Apartheid
San Francisco, California, United States
Mid-September 1977
Publisher: Stop Banking on Apartheid
5 pages
Type: Mailing
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Action Alert on the death of Steven Biko at the hands of the South African security forces and the upcoming annual conference of the International Association of Police Chiefs in Los Angeles. This organization has members from such nations as South Africa, the Philippines, Korea, Iran, Chile, Thailand, Zaire, Puerto Rico, Great Britain, Argentina, Brazil and the U.S. The mailing says to contact BA-NAG (Bay Area Namibia Action Group) for the latest information on Steve Biko's death and the growing protests. The mailing includes BACKGROUND ON THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CHIEFS OF POLICE, INC. that includes contact information for the Coalition to Stop the I.A.C.P. Conference. The mailing includes BACKGROUND OF STEVEN BIKO; a newspaper article "Young Black Leader Dies in Detention in South Africa, Raising Fears of New Unrest" by John F. Burns; and an August 27, 1976 newspaper column "Remember the name well" by Donald Woods.
This item was digitized by the Amistad Research Center, which made it available to the African Activist Archive.
Used by permission of former members of Stop Banking on Apartheid.
Collection: American Committee on Africa collection, Amistad Research Center