The newsletter reports on the memorial service for Canon L. John Collins at St. Paul's Cathedral on February 23. It includes a review of the book “Island in Chains” by Indres Naidoo. The newsletter discusses the Most Reverend Trevor Huddleston, Robben Island, Helen Suzman, Dennis Brutus, the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), Afrikaner nationalism, Christian Action, the International Press Institute, Prime Minister P.W. Botha, the Protection of Information Act, South African intelligence agents, the South African Defence Force (SADF), Anthony Tsotsobe, Johannes Shabangu, David Moise, the European Economic Community (EEC), treason, Foreign Minister Claude Chiasson, the Ovambo tribe, MPLA, UNITA (National Union for Angola's Total Independence), a bus boycott, black townships, the Durban Transport Management Board, Zindzi Mandela, the African National Congress (ANC), Nelson Mandela, Winnie Mandela, Roggerio Chamasso, Patrick Shange, the Pretoria Supreme Court, the Terrorism Act, the National Intelligence Service, MNR, Foreign Minister "Pik" Botha, the Organization of African Unity (OAU), UN Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar, Bayers Naude, the Christian Institute, Fidel Castro, Walter Sisulu, the Internal Security Act, Eugene Terre'Blanche, the Afrikaner Resistance Movement, Prime Minister Vorster, General Constance Viljoen, Bartholomew Hlapani, the Koeberg nuclear power plant, the Electricity Supply Commission (Escom), Daniel Opperman, Neil Aggett, the Progressive Federal Party (PFP), Harry Pitman, Howard Wolpe, Auret van Heerden, detainees, the National Union of South African Students (NUSAS), the Prison Department, Nthato Motlana, the Soweto Committee of Ten, the International Defence and Aid Fund, Swapogate, SWAPO, Peter Castleton, PAC (Pan-Africanist Congress), Edward Aspinall, Craig Williamson, Warrant Officer Joseph Clewe, Premier Zhao Ziyang, UN Resolution 435, Karabo Motlana, the Coloured Labor Party, Gatsha Buthelezi, Allan Boesak, the World Alliance of Reformed Churches, the British Trade Union Congress, Foreign Minister Francis Pym, the International Monetary Fund, the Beira oil pipeline, Prime Minister Robert Mugabe, John Pokela, Steve Biko, Bethelsdorp Coloured Management Committee, divestment, Allister Sparks, "constructive engagement," the African-American Institute, Clement Zablocki, Witness Mangwende, Johnny Makhathini, the National People's Party, Cuban trops, Assistant Secretary of State Chester Crocker, Sam Nujoma, Archbishop Alexandre de Nasciemento, Johan Koornhof, Piet Koornhof, Dirk Mudge, the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance (DTA), the Internal Security Act, Vulindelela Mapekulo, Andrew Makone, Mzwandile Nkosi, the Soweto Committee on Foreign Relations, Anthony Lewis, ZAPU, Joshua Nkoma, kwaZulu, Kaiser Matanzima, Transkei, the International Red Cross, the Frontline States, Commodore Dieter Gerhardt, Simonstown naval base, and the South African Navy. Contents: "Let Us Climb Up" • "Dis die Eiland-Hier julle gaan vrek." • Southern Africa News Calendar December 1982 and January 1983
Used by permission of a former staff member of the International Defense and Aid Fund for Southern Africa, United States Committee.
Collection: International Defense and Aid Fund for Southern Africa, United States Committee (Geoff Wisner collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections