SOUTH AFRICA: THE COUNTDOWN TO ELECTIONS

(FINAL EDITION)
by Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
with Stephen Ellmann
Washington, DC, United States
May 3, 1994
6 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: ELECTION BRINGS PEACE TO SOUTH AFRICA • OVER 500 ELECTION COMPLAINTS RECORDED • IEC OFFICIALS QUESTIONED OVER MISSING BALLOTS • INTERNATIONAL OBSERVERS APPROVE ELECTION • LAWYERS' COMMITTEE OBSERVER DEPLOYMENT A SUCCESS • U.S. CHARGE INTO S.A. BEGINS • THE SOUTH AFRICAN CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS • The newsletter discusses the KwaZulu/Natal region, Nelson Mandela, Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), the Electoral Act, the Democratic Party (DP), the lnkatha Freedom Party (IFP), the ANC (African National Congress), the National Party (NP), Transkei, the Pan Africanist Party (PAC), the Department of Home Affairs, polling stations, the European Union, the United Nations, the Commonwealth, the Organization of African Unity (OAU), the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), Mmabatho, Bophuthatswana, Lucan Mangope, the interim South African constitution, allocation of authority to the provinces, the Human Rights Commission, the Anti-Apartheid Movement of the United Kingdom, the National Assembly, the Constitutional Court, consideration of a volkstaat, Afrikaner sentiment, a Volkstaat Council, self-determination, protection of traditional Zulu institutions, the Zulu monarchy, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, F.W. de Klerk, unjust laws of apartheid, the U.S. government aid package for South Africa, Parliament, voters, local observers, ballot papers, the new Northwest Province, and the former KwaZulu homeland.
Used by permission of Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root