Release: March 7, 1982

by Dennis Brutus Defense Committee, Jan Carew
Chicago, Illinois, United States
March 7, 1982
Publisher: Dennis Brutus Defense Committee
3 pages
Type: Mailing
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
A press release reports on growing support for granting political asylum to Dennis Brutus, including from Tip O’Neill, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives; Howard M. Metzenbaum, U.S. Senator from Ohio; the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars (ACAS); and the African Literature Association. The mailing also includes a sample letter to Mr. Elliot Abrams, Assistant Secretary for Human Rights, Department of State, advocating that Brutus be granted asylum.
Used by permission of Dennis Brutus.
Collection: Carole Collins Africa Collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections