i.d.a.f. news notes

(Issue No. 28)
by International Defense and Aid Fund for Southern Africa
with Geoffrey Wisner (editor), Kenneth Carstens
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
August 1986
Publisher: International Defense and Aid Fund for Southern Africa
8 pages
Contents: The Commonwealth Mission • Apartheid's Wars • Fifth Annual Walk for Peace, Sunday, October 26 • New Books Available from IDAF • Southern African News Calendar June and July 1986 • Official Violence • News Blackout • Sill and Emergency • News Blackout • Acronyms and Abbreviations • The newsletter includes an excerpt from a talk by Gavin Evans of South Africa's End Conscription Campaign at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The newsletter discusses Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Malcolm Fraser, Olusegun Obasanjo, the ANC (African National Congress), Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo, the New England War Resisters' League, the UDF (United Democratic Front), SACC (South African Council of Churches), the Troops Out of the Townships campaign, Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference, NUSAS, the Young Christian Students, Koeberg Alert, SWAPO, the Namibian Council of Churches (NCC), UNITA, Cuban troops, Emmerson Munangagwa, kwaZulu bantustan leader Gatsha Buthelezi, the Soweto Uprising, the Freedom Charter, ANC guerrillas, the State of Emergency, Law and Order Minister Louis le Grange, Helen Suzman, Desmond Tutu, MNR, the Commonwealth Eminent Persons Group, Caprivi Strip, PAC (Pan Africanist Congress), the Black Consciousness Movement, the Crossroads squatter camp, vigilantes, President Kaunda, George De'ath, Anglican bishop Sigisbert Ndwandwe, the Internal Security Act, St. George's Cathedral, the Rev. Edward King, President P.W. Botha, PFP (Progressive Federal Party), Colin Eglin, the Security Council, Winnie Mandela, Robert Mugabe, economic sanctions, a trade embargo, Bank of America, Gaositwe Chiepe, the kaNgwane bantustan, the Ciskei bantustan, SWAPO (South West Africa People's Organization), Sam Nujoma, Israeli weapons, Amnesty International, the Dutch Reformed Church, CBS-TV cameraman Wim de Vos, Ronald V. Dellums, the International Labor Organization, Priscilla Jana, the KTC squatter camp, President's Council, Parliament, the Internal Security Amendment Bill, police powers for detention without trial, the Public Safety Amendment Bill, the Detainees' Parents Support Committee, Release Mandela Campaign, Azapo (Azanian People's Organization), Louis Nel, Terry Waite, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Bophuthatswana, Andy Molope, high treason, SAAWU (South African Allied Workers Union), Thozamile Gqweta, Sisa Njikelana, Sam Kikine, Isaac Ngcobo, Rev. Jeff Quinlan, Lynda Chalker, unrest, Piroshaw Camay, the Council of South African Trade Unions (CUSA), Sir Geoffrey Howe, EEC, Zwelakhe Sisulu, diamonds, Bishop Trevor Huddleston, the Labor Monitoring Group, Moses Mayekiso, the Alexandra Action Committee, Jay Naidoo, COSATU, Denis Healey, Elijah Barayi, U.S. companies, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), pass laws, Fritz Leutwiler, Paulo Jordan, the NAACP, the Municipal and Allied Workers Union, the DeBeers mining company, Jimmy Carter, Perez de Cuellar, the Church of England, the Commonwealth Games, Evo Fernandes, the Associated Chambers of Commerce, the Federated Chamber of Industries, the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions, Robert Brown, President Reagan, Allan Boesak, Richard Lugar, Nancy Kassebaum, Edward Kennedy, the World Council of Churches, the OAU (Organization of African Unity), William Gray, Chester Crocker, and Brian Burchfield.
Used by permission of a former staff member of the International Defense and Aid Fund for Southern Africa, United States Committee.
Collection: International Defense and Aid Fund for Southern Africa, United States Committee (Geoff Wisner collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections