Southern Africa Support Coalition News Letter

(Volume 2 Number 1)
by Southern Africa Support Coalition
Pasadena, California, United States
January-February 1980
Publisher: Southern Africa Supoport Coalition
16 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: United States, United Kingdom
Language: English
The newsletter reports on a visit to Los Angeles by Zola Zembe, Treasurer of the South African Congress of Trade Unions (SACTU), on a tour sponsored by NAIMSAL (National Anti-Imperialist Movement in Solidarity with African Liberation) and the SACTU Support Committee. An article discusses the Lancaster House settlement, including Abel Muzorewa, General Walls, the Patriotic Front (PF), Lord Carrington, P.W. Botha, and Margaret Thatcher. The newsletter reports on a protest at Standard Oil because of its sale of oil to Rhodesia and discusses ZANU (Zimbabwe African National Union). It reports that March 21, 1980 will be a National Day of Action against bank loans to South Africa. The newsletter reports that demonstrations at South African embassies and consulates are being coordinated by SAMRAF (South African Military Refugee Aid Fund). The newsletter reports that SAMRAF and SWAPO (South West African People's Organization) co-hosted a conference in Chicago that brought together anti-Vietnam War resisters - particularly GI and veteran activists - to learn more about the struggles in southern Africa and to apply lessons from the anti-war movement to the war resistance and liberation movements in Southern Africa. The newsletter reports that the Southern Africa Support Committee has expanded into the Southern Africa Support Coalition. Contents: Southern African Congress of Trade Unions • BRITISH SETTLEMENT ON ZIMBABWE RHODESIA • Protestors Blast Standard's Oil-Running to Racist Rhodesian Government • DEMONSTRATION AGAINST THE BANK OF AMERICA'S LOANS TO SOUTH AFRICA FRIDAY, MARCH 21- NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION • NEWS BRIEFS • Anti-Apartheid Committee Appeals For Action Regarding ANC Prisoners • South African Exiles Take Lead in Anti-Apartheid Demonstration • Free Prisoners of Apartheid • S.A.S.C. Principles of Unity • ANNOUNCEMENTS
Used by permission of a former member of the Southern Africa Support Committee.
Collection: Carol B. Thompson and Bud Day Papers on Southern Africa, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections