Defence and Aid Fund Nederland


Duration: 1965 - 1991
Location: Netherlands


Defence and Aid Fund Nederland was established in 1965. It came out of the Comité Zuid-Afrika (founded 1960). It was affiliated with the International Defence and Aid Fund for South Africa. Its aim was the defense and rehabilitation of the victims of the laws of apartheid and the support of the families of victims. The Defence and Aid Fund Nederland was a division of the International Defence and Aid Fund for Southern Africa (IDAF). Defence and Aid Fund Nederland worked illegally within South Africa. It was liquidated in 1991 and its activities were handed over to its South African partners.

Organizational Archive


Title: Archief Defence and Aid Fund Nederland
Time Span: 1957 - 1991 [(1957-) 1965-1991 ( Inclusive ); 1965 - 1991 ( Bulk )]
Media: 5.6 meters
Description: The archive, which came to the International Institute of Social History in 1992, contains some documents form the Comité Zuid-Afrika dated before 1971. The first part of the archive has been microfilmed. The collection includes constitution, statutes, administrative documents and correspondence with, inter alia, the central and sister organizations; correspondence and other documents about family adoption and projects; pieces of the group of lawyers against Apartheid; Extensive documentation (1957-) 1965-1991.

Housed At: International Institute of Social History
Location: Address for visitors: Cruquiusweg 31, 1019 AT Amsterdam Correspondence address: P.O. Box 2169, 1000 CD Amsterdam, Netherlands
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