i.d.a.f. news notes

by International Defense and Aid Fund for Southern Africa
with Kenneth Carstens, Geoffrey Wisner (editor)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
August 1985
Publisher: International Defense and Aid Fund for Southern Africa
8 pages
The newsletter discusses UNITA, PAC (Pan Africanist Congress), the Soviet Union, Louis Nel, U.S. bank loans, the Namibian Council of Churches, the State of Emergency, Beyers Naude, the SACC (South African Council of Churches), President P.W. Botha, the House of Representatives, the Council of Unions of South Africa (CUSA), Thami Mazwai, economic sanctions, SADF (South African Defence Force), SWAPO, Alex Boraine, PFP (Progressive Federal Party), disinvestment, Amnesty International, executions, Law and Order Minister Louis le Grange, Saul Mkhize, Gatsha Buthelezi, Rep. William Gray, the Australian Cricket Board, Jonas Savimbi, FOSATU, the State of Emergency, the Kannemeyer Commission, the Langa massacre, Helen Suzman, Parliament, Frederik van Zyl Slabbert, Popo Molefe, the UDF (United Democratic Front), the Western Cape Suicide Squad, Sharpeville, the ANC (African National Congress),MNR (Mozambique National Resistance), anti-apartheid activists, the Clark Amendment, Cuban troops in Angola, President Reagan, Gen. Constand Viljoen, British Foreign Secretary Sir Geoffrey Howe, the UN Security Council, President Masire, victims of the raid on Gaborone, Cecil George Phahle, Lindie Phahle, Harry Thami Mnyele, Ahmed Mohammed Geer, Euginia Patricia Kobole, Michael Frank Hamlyn, Basie Amos Zondi, Themba Machobane, Dick Mtsweni, Julius Nyerere, Soweto, SWATF (South West Africa Territorial Force), SWAPO, SWANU, the Namibian Independence Party, the Damara Council, UN Secretary General Perez de Cuellar, the Botswana Defense Force, US-owned oil depots in Angola's Cabinda Province, Gaositwe Chiepe, "Pik" Botha, the European Community, President dos Santos, Robert Mugabe, Sam Nujoma, Oliver Tambo, Rev. John Evenson, the Namibian Communications Center, Coretta Scott King, Scandinavian Airline System, the End Conscription Campaign (ECC), Ian Smith, Azapo, the Detainees' Parents Support Committee, the Free Mandela Committee, gold miners, the Human Sciences Research Council, the Cradock Residents' Association, Matthew Goniwe, the South African Medical Council, Dr. Benjamin Tucker, Dr. Ivor Lang, ZANU, Joshua Nkomo, ZAPU, Ndabaningi Sithole, petrol bombs, Joe Clark, Gay McDougall, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Desmond Tutu, the National Union of Mineworkers, the Chamber of Mines, AECI Chemical Co., Nelson Mandela, Samuel Dash, Stephen Solarz, the New Zealand Rugby Union, Joachim Chissano, Klaas de Jonge, the Anti-Apartheid Movement, Koevoet, Salih Booker, Johnson Mlambo, John Pokela, Robben Island, Gulf Oil, Regina Mundi church, a work stayaway, the Consumer Boycott Committee, Duduza, Malcolm Ritkind, john Vorster Square, Johan Coetzee, KwaThema, the South African Indian Congress, the Congress of South African Students, Priscilla Jana, Molly Blackburn, the Internal Security Act, the European Community, Joseph Garba, the Reagan Administration, Transkei, and the Cabora Bassa hydroelectric plant. Contents: Southern Africa News Calendar June and July 1985 • WALK FOR IDAF • The Crisis Deepens • Censorship • POLICE REPORTS • TRIALS AND DETENTIONS ARE CONTINUING! • POLICE REPORTS • Acronyms and Abbreviations
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