Student Anti-Apartheid Newsletter

by Joshua Nessen, American Committee on Africa
with Labor Committee Against Apartheid, Coalition of Black Trade Unionist
New York, New York
Fall 1985
Publisher: American Committee on Africa
7 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Nicaragua
Language: English
Contents: I. WAVE OF CAMPUS DIVESTMENT ACTIONS FOLLOW SPRING PROTESTS • II. MAJOR VICTORIES AT COLUMBIA AND RUTGERS UNIVERSITIES-State Action Continues • III. DISCIPLINARY AND LEGAL CRACKDOWNS: Cornell, SUNY, UC/Berkeley • IV. BOYCOTT SOUTH AFRICA NOT NICARAGUA TOUR • OCTOBER 11, 1985, NATIONAL ANTI-APARTHEID, PROTEST DAY! • FOR INFORMATION ON LOCAL PROTESTS • PETITION FOR THE RELEASE OF BLACK STUDENT LEADERS IMPRISONED IN SOUTH AFRICA • Human Rights Are Not High Treason! We Petition for the Release of Black Trade Unionists Imprisoned in South Africa • DIVESTMENT ACTIONS ON SOUTH AFRICA BY U.S. COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES • The newsletter discusses the Cornell Coalition for Divestment, Campaign Against Apartheid, the Coalition for Total Divestment, Ad Hoc Trustee Investment Committee, President Sovern, the Coalition for a Free Southern Africa, the Joint Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees and Governors, the State University of New York (SUNY), the Nicaragua Network, MADRE, Committee in Support of the People of El Salvador (CISPES), the United States Student Association, and Clergy and Laity Concerned. The petition for the release of black student leaders mentions Amos Malindi, Jerry Thlopane, Simon Nkodi and Gcinamuzi Malindi, four leaders of the Congress of South African Students (COSAS). The petition for the release of black trade unionists mentions Thozamile Gqweta, Cisa Njikelana, Sam Kikine, Isaac Ngcobo, leaders of the South African Allied Workers Union.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Africa Action Archive