by Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
The newsletter reports in May 1974 a representative British rugby team, the British Lions, is due to tour South Africa and play under apartheid conditions. The newsletter reports MACSA has received a volume containing the testimony of joint hearings held before the U.S House of Representatives Subcommittee on Africa and the House Subcommittee on International Organizations and Movements in February and March 1973; the hearings report, entitled Future Directions of U.S. Policy Toward Southern Rhodesia is filled with testimony on the economic consequences to the U.S. of the Rhodesian Chrome (Byrd) Amendment, on the denial of civil liberties to the black majority in Zimbabwe, and on the continuing U.S. violations of economic sanctions imposed by the UN against the Ian Smith regime. The newsletter discusses Dr. America Boavida, Director of the Medical Assistance Services (SAM); Amilcar Cabral; the International Campaign Against Racism in Sport (ICARIS); Dennis Brutus; Stop the Apartheid Rugby Tour (SART); ANC (African National Congress); MPLA; Liberation Support Movement; FRELIMO; SWAPO; ACOA (American Committee on Africa); OAU (Organization of African Unity); Robert Kastenmeier; the Byrd Amendment; the Organization of African Students; the Washington Office on Africa; and the Africa Information Service. Contents: DO MORE THAN READ MACSA NEWS --WORK WITH MACSA • MACSA CALENDAR • PAIGC SPECIAL COMMUNIQUE • ICARIS LAUNCHES SART • NEW MACSA RESOURCES • REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE FUND-RAISING COMMITTEE TO THE GENERAL MEETING OF MACSA ON JULY 8, 1973 • LEGISLATION REPORT • SAHELIAN DROUGHT RELIEF • POLITICAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE • DEFOLIANTS
Used by permission of David Wiley and William Minter, former members of Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa.
Collection: William Minter Southern Africa Papers