by Episcopal Churchmen for South Africa
New York, New York, United States
January 18, 1989
The newsletter says the United Nations Security Council set April 1, 1989 to begin implementation of resolution 435 dealing with independence for Namibia. The newsletter discusses the UN Transition Assistance Group (UNTAG) and mentions SWAPO and UNITA. The newsletter includes the text of a communications to the Secretary General and Security Council from the Council of Churches in Namibia signed by the Rt. Rev. Hendrik Frederik (President, Council of Churches in Namibia, Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church), Dr. Abisai Shejavali (General Secretary, CCN), The Rt. Rev. James Kauluma (Anglican Diocese of Namibia), the Rt. Rev. James Prinz (Methodist Church), the Rt. Rev. Peter Lamoela (United Congregational Church), the Rt. Rev. Kleopas Dumeni (Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia), the Rt. Rev. Bonifatius Haushiku (Roman Catholic Church), and the Rt. Rev. Bartolomeus Karuaera (African Methodist Episcopal Church). Contents: Namibia - On the way to Independence? • To: UN Secretary General and Members of the Security Council From: The Executive Committee of the Council of Churches in Namibia (CCN) Representing Over 900,000 Namibia Christians, Retain UNTAG Group at 7,500 • Namibia: Informal Check List • Resolution 435 (1978), Adopted by the Security Council at its 2087th meeting on 29 September 1978 • The Administration's Views as to Security Council Resolution 435
Used by permission of former board members of the Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa.
Collection: George M. Houser (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections