by Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa
New York, New York, United States
November 30, 1988
The newsletter reports that a judge declared 11 prominent leaders of the United Democratic Front (UDF) guilty of crimes against the state; Popo Simon Molefe, Mosiuoa Patrick Lekota, Moses Mabokela Chikane, and Thomas Madikwe Manthara were convicted of treason and Gcinumuzi Peetrus Malindi, Tsietsi David Mohithi, Naohtali Mbutim Tebekki Ephraim Ramakgula, Sekwati John Mokoena, Serame Jacob Hlanyane and Hlabeng Sam Matole were found guilty of terrorism. The newsletter includes an artist's sketch of Nelson Mandela as he looks today constructed from descriptions of eye witnesses. The newsletter includes THE CASE OF PAUL TEFO SETLABA about Setlaba who was sentenced to death and a newspaper article about the case. The newsletter includes a disinformation pamphlet distributed October 23, 1985. The newsletter includes information on how to subscribe to The Namibia, The Weekly Mail, the New Nation, and Southscan. The newsletter includes newspaper articles including: "Apartheid's sour fruit" David Cohen; "Pretoria massacre brings Botha chance to curb right" by David Beresford; "The 22 in the dock: A who's who list" by Jo-Ann Bekker; "Question mark over SA courts" by David Beresford; "South African Barely Saved, Lawyer Says" by William Claiborne; "South African blacks resist 'apartheid' vote" by Lynda Schuster; and "Apartheid votes don't add up" by John Matisonn. The newsletter includes articles on a trial in Delmas. The newsletter includes newspaper articles on South Africa's municipal elections.
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