SWAAN CALL

(Number One)
by State-Wide Anti-Apartheid Network, American Friends Service Committee
with Valeriano Ferrao, Marian Bock, Berta Gaulke, Cecelia Beckwith, Brigitte Schulz, Romy Garcia, Maryamu Eltayeb, Gretchen Smith, William Hansen, Selma Waldman, Philip Goldman, Randolph Carter, Barry Kirvin-Quamme
Seattle, Washington, United States
June 1986
Publisher: American Friends Service Committee, State-Wide Anti-Apartheid Network
16 pages
Contents: 19 MAY 1986 • Whites Riot • West Coast Regional Conference in Solidarity with the Struggling Peoples of Southern Africa • Soweto Remembered • A CALL TO CONSCIENCE A Challenge to U.S. Foreign Policy in Southern Africa • The "End" of the Pass Laws: Reform or Run-Around? • University of Washington Students Against Apartheid • ACTION ALERT for Seattle • Report from Eastern SWANA • LEGISLATION ACTION ALERT • BOYCOTT INFORMATION • Freedom Calendar • The newsletter says SWAAN will host a regional conference for organizers from Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Colorado and Washington. The newsletter includes a brochure “A CALL TO CONSCIENCE: A Challenge to U.S. Foreign Policy in Southern Africa,” as well as a poem by James Matthews and a “Freedom Calendar” that lists events in June and July. The newsletter discusses H.E. Valeriano Farrao, the ANC (African National Congress), SADCC (Southern African Development Coordination Council), economic sanctions, Alan Cowell, Roelof F. Botha, the National Party, Eugene Terre'Blanche, the Afrikaner Resistance Movement (AWB), apartheid, Robert Mugabe, the Bantustan policy, Libya, the 1977 arms embargo, British Canberra and Buccaneer bombers, Impalas, Mirage planes, combat helicopters, the Afrikaans language, COSATU (Congress of South African Trade Unions), the Seattle Coalition Against Apartheid, the Boycott Shell Campaign, the Church Council of Greater Seattle, the South African honorary consulate, Garfield High School, Zana Eltayeb, Spokane, the Shell Zip/Trip Station, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, P.W. Botha, the South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO), Martin Luther King, Jr., influx control, the Black Urban Areas Consolidation Act, the Abolition of Passes and Consolidation of Documents Act, divestment, Tracy Lai, the Spokane Coalition Against Apartheid and Racism, the Gray Bill (H.R. 4868), the Dellums Bill (H.R. 997), the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), Royal/Dutch Shell, Tree Top, fruit concentrate, the Coke Divestment Campaign, Makini Coleman, Goldfields SA, prisons, and Ronald Reagan.
Used by permission of American Friends Service Committee.
Collection: Southern Africa Solidarity in the U.S. Pacific Northwest (Selma Waldman collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections