Background Paper on Relations between the FR Germany and Namibia part 1

(NS-10, part 1 (of 4))
by Gottfried Wellmer, Anti-Apartheid Bewegung, American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
November 29 - December 2, 1982
Publisher: American Committee on Africa
24 pages
Type: Conference Presentation
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Namibia, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Germany, Switzerland, United Nations
Language: English
Paper presented at the International Seminar on The Role of Transnational Corporations in Namibia in Washington, DC, November 29 - December 2, 1982. The paper summarizes the positions taken by leading members of the CDU/CSU (Christian-Democratic Union/Christian-Social Union) towards the liberation struggle in Namibia led by SWAPO. It reports that Dresdner Bank AG acquired 51% of the share capital of SWABANK, a bank in Namibia. The paper includes an English translation of an Anti-Apartheid Movement (AAB) March 18, 1982 press release announcing its release of the brochure "Daimler's armament for South Africa" ("Diamler’s Rüstung für Südafrika"). • 1. Positions of the CDU/CSU on Namibia • German owned firms in Namibia • Press Release • Annex Nr. 1 NETWORK OF INFLUENCE A brief survey of pro-DTA German-speaking pressure groups in Namibia and the Federal Republic of Germany • Annex Nr. 2 DELEGATION OF DTA IN BONN
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