Interview with Sietse Bosgra

by Sietse Bosgra (interviewee),Peter Limb (interviewer)
Durban, South Africa October 13, 2004
Duration: 23:42
Type: Interview
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa, Southern Africa, Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: Netherlands
Language: English
Sietse Bosgra has a long history in the Netherlands solidarity movement, supporting independence movements from Algeria to Angola. As a member of the Komitee Zuidelijk Afrika (KZA, Holland Committee on Southern Africa) he supported the African National Congress (ANC), the South West African People's Organization (SWAPO), the Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU) and the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU). The Dutch Anti-Apartheid Movement and the church organization Werkgroep Kairos (Working Group Kairos) campaigned to end the close collaboration between the Netherlands and the white governments in Southern Africa. Bosgra currently works at the Netherlands Institute for Southern Africa (NiZA), the organization founded after the end of apartheid by KZA and the Dutch Anti-Apartheid Movement. This interview was conducted during the conference A Decade of Freedom: Celebrating the Role of the International Anti-Apartheid Movement in South Africa's Freedom Struggle held in Durban, South Africa, October 10-13, 2004.

Copyright 2004 University of KwaZulu-Natal. Used with permission.