FREE MOSES MAYEKISO

by Committee to Free Moses Mayekiso
Berkeley, California, United States

March 1988

6 pages
Type: Pamphlet
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English

Contents: Background to Moses' Life • PURPOSES OF THE COMMITTEE TO FREE MOSES MAYEKISA • WE NEED YOUR HELP • The pamphlet says the South African government is notorious for its repression of all opposition to the apartheid regime. The pamphlet says Moses Mayekiso and four others from Alexandra township - Paul Tdhabalala, Richard Mdakane, Obed Bapela and Mzwanele Mayekiso (Moses’s brother) - were charged with high treason in April 1987. The pamphlet quotes Geoff Schreiner and Khola Mayekiso. The pamphlet discusses the Alexander Action Committee (AAC), National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA), Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), International Metalworkers Federation (IMF), Metal and Allied Workers Union (MAWU), Toyota, John Vorster Square, Jay Naidoo, National Union of Mineworkers, Cyril Ramaphosa, labor solidarity actions by U.S. unions, Friends of Moses Mayekiso (Britain), AFSCME Council 10, AFSCME Local 3270, HERE Local 2, SEIU Local 535, and the Freedom Charter of the African National Congress (ANC).

Collection: Seattle Labor Committee Against Apartheid, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections