Re: Funeral of Chris Hani

by Jennifer Davis, American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, about April 20, 1993
Publisher: American Committee on Africa
3 pages
Type: Mailing
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Mailing to the Religious Action Network (RAN) about the funeral of Chris Hani, sharing information from a phone conversation with Aleah Bacquie. Bacquie said the funeral was very moving and involved up to 200,000 people at the FNB stadium in Soweto, with and many thousands more at the Elspark Cemetery. The mailing includes MURDERED SOUTH AFRICAN COMMUNIST CHIEF HANI BURIED by Rodney Pinder. The mailing discusses Nelson Mandela, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK, Spear of the Nation), Kenneth Kaunda, the South African Communist Party (SACP), the African National Congress (ANC), Afrikaner Resistance Movement (AWB), Tokyo Sexwale, Joe Slovo, Janusz Walus, Clive Derby-Louis, the Conservative Party, apartheid, Sebokeng township, Boskburg, police, soldiers, Roman Catholic priests, gunshots, and Limpho Hani, Chris Hani’s widow.
This item was digitized for Aluka, which made it available to the African Activist Archive.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Africa Action Archive