VOICES FROM APARTHEID'S OTHER WAR

SOUTH AFRICA'S AGGRESSION AGAINST ITS NEIGHBORS
by Carole Collins, American Friends Service Committee
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1987
Publisher: American Friends Service Committee
20 pages
Contents: Apartheid’s Other War • Origins of the War • Economics of the War • Aggression by Proxy • Voices from Apartheid’s Other War •Mozambique: Attack on Development • Angola: Starving and Maiming the People • Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland: Attacks on Refugees • Zambia: One the Front Lines • Apartheid’s War on Children • Namibia: A Country Occupied • What is United State Responsibility? • What Can You Do? • Sources of AFSC Experience in Southern Africa • Appendices • Sources of Information about Southern Africa • References/Resources • South Africa's "other" war is the war against its neighbor nations of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The pamphlet includes Namibia in this framework, as well, as a neighbor country which South Africa occupies against international decrees. The pamphlet excerpts interviews and statements by: Mark van Koevering (conducted by AIM - Mozambique Information Agency); an 18-year-old Mozambican refugee who fled to South Africa; U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Dr. Chester Crocker; South Africa Council of Churches (SACC) representatives with three Mozambican widows and their children; Constantino Reis; Teklesadik Eshetu, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization representative in Angola; AFSC representative Kathy Flewellen, who traveled to Angola in September 1986; mourner at memorial service for those killed on June 14, 1985, during a South African attack on Gaborone, Botswana; Rev. Shejavali, Namibian Council of Churches (NCC); a white former officer in a South African commando unit operating in the Namibia/Angola border area; Tom Conrad, National Action/Research on the Military Industrial Complex (NARMIC); and The Lusaka Statement, May 1987. The pamphlet mentions UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund), Southern African Development Coordination Conference (SADCC), the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA), Gulf Oil installations, the South African Defence Force (SADF), the National Front for the Liberation of Angola (FNLA), Mozambique National Resistance (RENAMO or MNR), the 1984 Nkomati Accord, Chief Leabua Jonathan, British Commonwealth Secretary-General Shridath Ramphal, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Dr. Chester Crocker, SWAPO (South West African People’s Organization), the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), the American Committee on Africa (ACOA)/The Africa Fund, California News Real, Clergy and Laity Concerned, the Coalition for a New Foreign and Military Policy, Food First, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), International Defense and Aid Fund (IDAF), Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, TransAfrica, United Nations Centre Against Apartheid, United Nations Council for Namibia, Washington Office on Africa (WOA), World Council of Churches (WCC), Southern Africa Media Center, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO), famine, food relief, white-ruled Rhodesia, the collapse of Portuguese colonialism, the Lesotho Liberation Army, liberation movements, African National Congress (ANC), Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), Mike Hamlyn, Livi Phahle, a musician from Soweto, MEDU, uranium, diamonds, copper, lead, tin, fish, cattle, and sheep.
Used by permission of American Friends Service Committee.
Collection: Steve Askin - Carole Collins papers