Between the Lines

National Weeks of Action: March 21 - April 4
(Vol. 1, No. 2)
by Campaign Against Apartheid
with Rodney Ward, Rose Braz, Steve Masover, Lisa Wu, Monica Gyulai, Brian Herbert, Big Mountain Support Group
Berkeley, California, United States
March 18-31, 1986
4 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: Angola, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: Education Held Hostage: Corporate Control of the University • Student Action Exposes Local Ties to Apartheid • One World • Welcome Back, Dennis • Genocide Banned - Except in U.S. • Academic Freedom • US Declares War on Angola • State of Siege Continues • Warning: Research May be Hazardous to Your Health • Let Them Snort Coke • Not For Women Only: Thoughts on International Women’s Day • Get Up, Stand Up • Botha Legalizes State of Emergency • Time, Place and Manner • The Indian Wars Never Ended • The newsletter reports that on March 10, for the first time since 1984, the Port of San Francisco was closed to cargo from South Africa. About 100 students, workers and community activists formed a picket so that Longshoremen could no longer be forced to unload South African cargo, as required by a Federal Court injunction. The newsletter discusses Clark Kerr, UC (University of California), government funding, corporate donations, the Department of Defense, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), ILWU Local 10, Nedlloyd Kimberly, the San Francisco police, the California Stevedore a d Ballast Company, Dennis Banks, the UN Genocide Pact, UNITA, military aid, Tip O'Neil, Jonas Savimbi, Congressman Solarz, Biko (Sproul) Plaza, Direct Action, the international community, unrest, Pieter W. Botha (P.W. Botha), gold, diamonds, uranium, Larry Speakes, the UDF (United Democratic Front), the U.C. Regents, divestment, Reagan's Intelligence Oversite Committee, Lockheed Corporation, Sharpeville, and the Board of Regents.
Used by permission of former members of the Campaign Against Apartheid.
Collection: Private collection of Steve Masover