i.d.a.f. news notes

(Issue No. 39)
by International Defense and Aid Fund for Southern Africa
with Geoffrey Wisner (editor), Kenneth Carstens, Willard Johnson, Margaret Burnham, Jerry Dunfey, Richard A. Falk
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
May 1989
Publisher: International Defense and Aid Fund for Southern Africa
12 pages
Contents: "There Are No Secrets" • Namibia Betrayed • Southern Africa News Calendar February, March and April 1989 • IDAF/USA IS CLOSING • "Severest Censorship in the World" • TRUSTEES' NOTE TO SUPPORTERS OF IDAF/USA • INTERNATIONAL DEFENSE AND AID FUND FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA (U.S. Committee) ANNUAL REPORT for the year ending June 1989 • The newsletter includes excerpts of an address by the Rev. Allan Boesak, President of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches and a founder of the United Democratic Front (UDF)at Harvard University's Memorial Church. The newsletter discusses the State of Emergency, people detained, SWAPO, Security Council Resolution 435, International Court of Justice, the Security Council, the Delmas treason trial, Popo Molefe, Moss Chikane, Patrick Lekota, Tom Manthata, economic sanctions, the Reagan Administration, Margaret Thatcher, Helmut Kohl, townships, police, Casspirs, Nelson Mandela, Winnie Mandela, the Mandela United Football Team, Ting Ting Masango, Jabu Masina, Joseph Makhura, Neo Potsane, Walter Sisulu, Amichand Rajbansi, Chris Heunis, the Group Areas Act, Sam Nujoma, the South Africa's diamond company DeBeers, ANC (African National Congress), Damian Michael de Lange, Ian Robertson, Susan Donelly, UNITA, Audrey Coleman, the Detainees Parents Support Committee (DPSC), Commonwealth Foreign Ministers, the Front Line States, the arms embargo, the Ciskei bantustan, IDASA (Institute for a Democratic Alternative in South Africa), the Nationalist Party, F.W. de Klerk, Stompie Mokhetsi Seipei, Inkatha, President Chissano, UNTAG, Desmond Tutu, Maxwell Madondo, detainees, Jonas Savimbi, Cuban troops, MNR (Mozambique National Resistance), COSATU (Congress of South African Trade Unions), Diepkloof prison, New Era, Grassroots, a grenade attack, Frank Chikane, Cyril Mbatha, Nicholas Dlamini, Soweto, Abu-Baker Asvat, John Ya-Otto, SWATF, Jerry Richardson, Jabu Sithole, the Detainees' Aid Center, Charles Bester, UN Human Rights Commission, the State of Emergency, the OAU (Organization of African Unity), Dirk Mudge, SADF (South African Defence Force), the South African Non-Racial Olympic Committee (SAN-ROC), Dennis Brutus, hunger strikers, the British Council of Churches, Free Areas Settlement, treason charges, Paul Simon, Edward Kennedy, Alan Cranston, Albert Gore, Helen Suzman, apartheid laws, Themba Vilakazi, the Fund for a Free South Africa, Bill Johnston, Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa (ECSA), Red Sea Press, The Africa Fund, the Dutch Reformed Church, Yuri Yukalov, the Broederbond, the South African Railways and Harbor Workers Union, Black Sash, Inside South Africa's Death Factory, David Russell, P.W. Botha, Sandile Thusi, Donsie Khumalo, Mzwakhe Mbuli, Job Sithole, Ephraim Nkwe, Mpo Lekgoro, Clive Radebe, Robert Mugabe, Transkei, George Matanzima, Sandile Thusi, the Caprivi Strip, the Kagiso Trust, Liza Malaba, Azapo (Azanian People's Organization), Ignatius Jacobs, Sandy Lebese, Michael Saloane, Selebogo Mabena, Grace Dube, the British Embassy, Koevoet, "Pik" Botha, South African troops, UNICEF, Martti Ahtisaari, Battalion 101, PFP, Independent Party, the National Democratic Movement, the Democratic Party, Zach de Beer, the Joint Military Monitoring Commission, Walvis Bay, Howard Wolpe, the House Subcommittee on Africa, guerrillas, David Smuts, DTA (Democratic Turnhalle Alliance ), Moses Mayekiso, the National Union of Metalworkers, Paul Tshabalala, Obed Bapela, Richard Mdakane, Mzwanele Mayekiso, the Bush Administration, Mobil Oil, Gencor, the Chemical Workers Industrial Union (CWIU), Daniel Storm, stolen missile parts, Edgar Ngoyi, St. Albans prison, Colin Mbikanye, Sipho Gadeni, Siseko Lutywantsi, and M. Mokguthu.
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