by Hawaii Committee for Africa
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
October 9, 1986
1 page
Type: Press Release
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
The press release says demonstrations demanding divestment and sanctions against South Africa will be held in cities and campuses across the U.S. on October 10 and 11. The press release says in Hawaii, protesters will continue to hold open-house at the shanty that went up last Tuesday in front of the UH-Manoa Administration building; the shanty is a symbol of the economic oppression of Blacks in South Africa under apartheid. The press release says off-campus, anti-apartheid protesters will gather tomorrow at the traffic triangle near the newsbuilding from 4 to 6 p.m. as part of the national protest day for South African divestment and sanctions; the National Protest day was endorsed at a Student Anti-Apartheid Strategy Session last June in New York over 150 student leaders from 50 campuses across the country attended the meeting. The press release says representing Hawaii was UH Graduate Student Renee Furuyama, President of the Manoa Campus Hawaii Committee for Africa, a group which has been active in anti-apartheid activities over the past year. The press release says for more information contact Ad hoc UH Shanty Coordinator, Bart Dame; Hawaii Committee for Africa, UH, Renee Furuyama; American Committee on Africa, Joshua Nessen, National Anti-Apartheid Student Coordinator. The press release discusses the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UH-Manoa).
Used by permission of former members of the Hawaii Committee for Africa.
Collection: Hawaii Committee for Africa (Renee Furuyama & Joel Fischer collection)