The packet includes four South Africa information fact sheets UNDERSTANDING APARTHEID, REPRESSION in south Africa, APARTHEID'S GRAND DESIGN: bantustans, and MAJOR CURRENT ISSUES in southern Africa. The packet discusses history, population, land, pass laws, employment, education, the Group Areas Act, the Prohibition of Mix Marriages Act, the Suppression of Communism Act, the Terrorism Act, the Native Act, imprisonment, political prisoners, banning, detention, torture, rebellion, Soweto, Bophuthatswana, Sun City, Transkei, Venda, Ciskei, Stephanie Mills, Millie Jackson, Liza Minnelli, and Frank Sinatra, migrant workers, forced removals, African trade unions, United Nations resolution 435, the Reagan Administration, the International Court of Justice, constructive engagement, electric shock batons, nuclear materials, technology, computers, aircraft, the Southern Africa Development Coordinating Committee (SADCC), MNR (Mozambique National Resistance). UNITA (National Union for Total Independence in Angola), Cuban troops, U.S. corporations, the Koeberg nuclear power plants, and the Valindaba uranium enrichment plant.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the Africa Policy Information Center).
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root