South Africa Bulletin

by American Committee on Africa
with Mary-Louise Hooper
New York, New York, United States
February 1965
4 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Australia, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
Language: English
The newsletter reports on November 6th the all-white government of South Africa hanged Vuysile Mini, Zinakele Nkaba, and Wilson Knayinga. The newsletter reports on the newly formed South African Freedom Action Committee which held a demonstration during Human Rights Week in Los Angeles to protest against apartheid in South Africa. The newsletter also reports Braam Fischer, a courageous and often unpaid attorney of arrested opponents of apartheid, himself lately on trial in South Africa under the Suppression of Communism Act, went "underground" on January 25. The newsletter reports on U.S. trade with South Africa and boycott efforts. The newsletter reports on political prisoners in South Africa; and that a law passed in 1963 makes it possible to detain a prisoner indefinitely, on completion of his sentence Robert Sobukwe, Pan Africanist Congress leader, has been so detained. Contents: Second Issue • Three Patriots Hanged • Four Mimi Children • Boycott Activity on the World Front • Los Angeles Hunger Sit-Down Against Apartheid • In the U.S., Profits over Principles, On the Consumer Level • Accused Lawyer Disappears • Political Prisoners and Trials • Robben Island, A Living Hell • Hell Headquarters • Harsh Sentences • Pike to Chair Washington Conference • What You Can Do
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Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Africa Action Archive