Contents: SOUTH AFRICAN COUNCIL OF CHURCHES RESOLUTION ON CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION • COMMISSIONER FOR NAMIBIA WINS NOBEL PEACE PRIZE • NAMIBIAN PATRIOTS VISIT U.S.A. • "SAPS - STAY HOME" • The newsletter says African liberation movements have wrested their countries from Portugal's 500-year grip; as conditions change rapidly in the region, South Africa continues to crack down on its opponents inside the country; South African Police who had been invited to take part in a Police Olympics in San Francisco in August 1974 have been dis-invited. The newsletter includes reprints of newspaper articles including "Secret memo Bares U.S. 'Tilt' in Africa" by Murrey Marder, "U.S. Denies 'Tilt' in Policy Toward Africa" by Murrey Marder, and "U.N. Body Acts on South-West Africa's Resources" by Paul Hofmann. The newsletter discusses PAIGC, FRELIMO, South African Foreign Minister Hilgard Muller, Stanley Uys, Ovamboland, bantustans, Transkei Chief Kaiser Matanzima, Vorster, the Security Council, the Special Political Committee, the General Assembly, the South African Students Organization (SASO), the Black People's Convention (BPC), the National Union of South African Students (NUSAS), the African National Congress (ANC), the Pan-Africanist Congress (PAC),the South African Council of Churches (SACC), military service, the Religious News Service, conscientious objection, Sean MacBride, Andreas Nuukwawo, SWAPO, South African Police (SAP), the Police Olympics, Netumbo Nandi, Taati Ithindi, Ulitala Namweya, self-determination, the United Nations Council for Namibia, Richard Nixon, National Security Study Memorandum, NSSM 39, the National Security Council interdepartmental Group for Africa, Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, Rhodesian chrome, Sen. Harry Bird, the Ford administration, the State Department, Tad Szulc, San Francisco Chief of Police Donald Scott, Mayor Joseph Alioto, Minister of Police James Kruger, State , President J . J. Fouche, Zaire, Ian Smith, Rhodesia, and Lt. Gen. Nolan Loxton.
Used by permission of former board members of the Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa.
Collection: Private collection of Elizabeth S. Landis