REPORT FROM NAMIBIA
by James M. Simmons, L.A. 435 Observer Committee to Namibia
Los Angeles, California, United States
Late September 1989
L.A. 435 Observer Committee to Namibia
In this summary of observations during his first week in Namibia (September 12-19, 1989), James Simmons' says he was met at the airport by Reverend Peter Lamoela of the Council of Churches of Namibia. The report says Anton Lubowski was assassinated in front of his home on the evening of September 12. The report mentions the South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO), Namibia Christian Democratic Party (NCDP), Namibia National Front (NNF), South West Africa People's Organization Democrats (SWAPO-D), United Democratic Front (UDF), Action Christian National (CAN), Democratic Turnhalle Alliance (DTA), Federal Convention of Namibia (FCN), South West African Police (SWAPOL), and the National Patriotic Front (NPF). The report says nine of the eleven political parties registered to participate in the November elections came together at the United Nations Transitional Assistance Group (UNTAG) headquarters in Windhoek to sign a code of conduct for the elections. • SWAPO CENTRAL COMMITTEE MEMBER ASSASSINATED • CODE OF CONDUCT
Used be permission of a former member of the L.A. 435 Observer Committee to Namibia.
Collection: Carol B. Thompson and Bud Day Papers on Southern Africa, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections