South West Africa: The UN's Stepchild

(Second Edition)
by American Committee on Africa
with Winifred Courtney
New York, New York
August 1960
30 pages
Type: Pamphlet
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Germany, United Nations
Language: English
The pamphlet includes information on Tsumeb copper mines, owned by two American concerns--the Newmont Mining Corp. and American Metal Climax, Inc.; the South West Africa National Union (SWANU); and South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO). Contents: Hosea's Prayer • THE SOUTH WEST AFRICAN STORY • The Background • Let The Sleeping Dog Lie? • Where South West Africa Is • Who Lives There • Where They Live: Apartheid • White Man's Wealth, Black Man's Burden • A Tragic History • QUOTATIONS FROM SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT SOURCES • A Friendly White Man--The Reverend Michael Scott • The U. N.--Words But Not Deeds • The Good Offices Committee • A Herero Speaks at the U. N. • The Herero Who Escaped • The Story Of Hans Beukes • The Stowaway • An Ovambo Representative-Sam Nujoma • How South West Africans Live • Break-up of the African Family • African Wages • Taxation • The Pass System • "The Land Is Ours" • The Case of Hosea Kutako and the Aminuis Reserve • The Case of the Rev. Markus Kooper • Health--More Hospitals Wanted • Housing • Education • Americans Visit South West Africa • Despair Stalks South West Africa • What Has the U.S. Done About South West Africa? • What Next In the U.N. Assembly? • Compulsory Jurisdiction? • Needed--An Informed World Public Opinion • What You Can Do • CHIEF HOSEA'S PLEA
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Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Africa Action Archive