UNITED STATES STUDENT MOVEMENT AGAINST APARTHEID: HEARINGS AT UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK, 27 JUNE 1986

Notes and Documents
(10/86)
by United Nations Centre Against Apartheid
with Joshua Nessen, Bryan Adamson, Theresa Agrillo, David Artman, Patrick Bond, Darin Dockstader, Demetrius Eudel, Irene Furuyama, Philip Goldman, Charlotte Hitchcock, Hedy Jacobiwitz, Keith Jennings, Nicki Lind, Robert Pharr, Christopher Phelps, Dale Robertson, Debbie Stachel, Jane Ungerman, Lamoin Werlein-Jaen
New York, New York, United States

September 1986

Publisher: United Nations
48 pages

Contents: I. STATEMENT BY MR. JAI PRATAP RANA (NEPAL), ACTING CHAIRMAN OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE AGAINST APARTHEID • II. STATEMENT BY MR. JOSHUA NESSEN, NATIONAL STUDENT CO-ORDINATOR OF THE AMERICAN COMMITTEE ON AFRICA • III. STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES AT THE HEARING • IV. STATEMENTS BY STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES IN THE UNITED STATES ON ACTIONS AGAINST APARTHEID • A. Introduction by Joshua Nessen (National Student Co-ordinator, American Committee on Africa) • B. Mr. Bryan Adamson (Purdue University, Indiana) • C. Miss Theresa Agrillo (University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida) • D. Mr. David Artman (Texas Christian University, Texas) • E. Mr. Patrick Bond (Johns Hopkins University, Maryland) • F. Mr. Darin Dockstader (University of Utah, Utah) • G. Mr. Demetrius Eudel (Dartmouth College, New Hampshire) • H. Miss Irene Furuyama (University of Hawaii, Hawaii) • I. Mr. Philip Goldman (University of Washington, Washington) • J. Miss Charlotte Hitchcock (Yale University, Connecticut) • K. Miss Hedy Jacobiwitz (Arizona State University, Arizona) • L. Mr. Keith Jennings (Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia) • M. Miss Nicki Lind (University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), California) • N. Mr. Robert Pharr (University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), North Carolina) • 0. Mr. Christopher Phelps (Reed College, Oregon) • Appendix, A history of anti-apartheid action at Reed • P. Mr. Dale Robertson (University of Texas, Austin, Texas) • Q. Miss Debbie Stachel (Boston University, Massachusetts) • R. Miss Jane Ungerman (University of Kansas, Kansas) • S. Mr. Lamoin Werlein-Jaen (University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin) • Annex I: DIVESTMENT ACTIONS ON SOUTH AFRICA BY US COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES • Annex II: SHANTYTOWN PROTESTS AT UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA/BERKELEY March 31 - April 3, 1986 • Annex III: "California Regents Vote To Divest $3.1 Billion In South Africa Holdings" by Jay Mathews • The report includes statements by student representatives at hearings before the Special Committee against Apartheid on June 27, 1986. Speakers listed but the text of their statement was not available include Mr. Marlon Curtin, Pennsylvania State University; Miss Ellie DesPrez, Vanderbilt University; Miss Debra Miller, Michigan State University; Mr. Stacey Plaskett, D.C. Student Coalition Against Apartheid and Racism; Mr. Johan Semaan, November 29th Committee; Miss Michelle Smith, Hamilton College; Mr. Matt Whipple, Northwestern University; and Miss Edna Wright, University of Illinois (Champaign Urbana). Speakers discusses apartheid, the African National Congress (ANC), the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC), the Black Consciousness Movement, South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO), campaigns for divestment of funds from companies doing business in South Africa, United States complicity with apartheid, the Reagan Administration's policy of "constructive engagement," National Protest Day for Divestment and Sanctions, Day of Solidarity with Southern African Political Prisoners, the Free South Africa Coalition, the Committee in Support of the People of Latin America (CISPLA), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Jennifer Davis, shanties, the Sharpeville Massacre, Elizabeth Sibeko, Twiggs Xiphu, the Soweto Uprising, the Yale Divestment Movement, Nelson Mandela, Winnie Mandela Shantytown, South Africa Free Divestment Fund, the Arizona Coalition Against Apartheid, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., UNITA, MNR, Chief Albert Lutuli, and Solomon Mahlangu Freedom College. [Note: The correct spelling of the name is Hedy Jacobowitz.]