Southern Africa

by Heather Blair (editor), Stephen Menn (editor), Sahotra Sarkar (editor), Third World Political Forum
with Leslie Barnhart, Deb Miller
Chicago, Illinois, United States
April 1986
Publisher: Third World Political Forum
6 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
The newsletter includes an article about Namibia which discusses South Africa’s 71 years of colonial rule as well Namibia’s history, U.S. investment in Namibia, the United Nations, and the South West African People's Organization (SWAPO). An editorial discusses the launching of COSATU (Congress of South African Trade Unions) and its significant decision to participate in the national liberation struggle. An article reports on extensive work on the boycott of Coca-Cola by the Southern African Liberation Committee (SALC) at Michigan State University. The newsletter includes an advertisement, “Wear a South African Political Prisoner Bracelet!” by International Possibilities Unlimited and an advertisement for the New World Resource Center. Contents: Namibia: Some Introductory Notes • Editorial • Call for a Coke Boycott • Communique of the Meeting Between the Congress of South African Trade Unions, the South African Congress of Trade Unions and the African National Congress
Used by permission of Sahotra Sarkar, formerly Chair of the Third World Political Forum.
Collection: Sahotra Sarkar Chicago anti-apartheid collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections