by Episcopal Churchpeople For A Free Southern Africa,
New York, New York, United States
June 30, 1988
Episcopal Churchpeople For A Free Southern Africa
The newsletter includes a newspaper article about the National Namibian Students' Organization (NANSO) and asks people to send messages to NANSO. The newsletter includes an advertisement "WE STAND TOGETHER WITH OUR CHILDREN" issued by NUNW, NUM, NAFAU, MANWU and NAPWU reprinted from The Namibian demanding: SADF and Koevoet bases near schools in the north must be removed before Friday night, June 17; everyone in detention, including union official, Chief Ankama, must be released before the night of 17 June; and police and Koevoet must leave our townships and immediately stop their violence. The newsletter includes ACTION UPDATE by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law asking people to send a telegram/telex/air mail letter to President P.W. Botha and Ambassador Pieter G. Koornhof urging that immediate clemency be granted to the Sharpeville Six and those other political prisoners presently on Death Row. The newsletter includes an article on demands of the interim government made by Mineworkers Union of Namibia (NUM), the Namibian Food and Allied Union (NAFAU), the Metal and Allied Workers Union (MANWU), and the Namibia Public Workers Union (NAPWU) under the umbrella the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW); the article quotes NUM General Secretary Ben Ulenga. The newsletter includes several articles from Jamba, Angola. The newsletter includes a number of newspaper articles including: "POLICE UPROAR OVER DOCUMENT, Swoop on offices of The Namibian to confiscate copies"; "Pretoria turns the screw on Namibian press" by John Matisonn; "ULENGA ON BOYCOTT CALL, Today is D-day for the interim government to meet demands" by Mark Verbaan; "Riots in Rundu" by Rajah Munamava; "Outburst over 'instigators' causing a scare at schools" by Rajah Munamava; "YOUNG GIRL CLAIMS RAPE IN HOSTEL"; "NANSO Announces positive action campaign for Namibian students" by Rajah Munamava; "Martin Luther governing board support student demands"; "Who stands up for the Sharpeville Six?" by Victoria Brittain; "Dukakis, Blacks Urge End to Angolan Rebel Aid, UNITA Leader Is Here Seeking Support" by David B. Ottaway; "Bush warfare, Gucci-style; Jonas Savimbi puts on a show for journalists in south-eastern Angola" by Shaun Johnson; and "Trumpets sound for Savimbi" by Peter Godwin.
Used by permission of former board members of the Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa.
Collection: Leon Spencer Southern Africa Collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections