The newsletter reports on 8 December 1987, Eric Molobi, NECC national coordinator, was arrested and disappeared into a Pretorian prison as had Vusi Khanyile, the Rev Molefe Tsele and others of the NECC leadership. The newsletter includes a quote by Eric Molobi. The newsletter includes a handwritten letter from Eric Molobi to the board and staff of Kagiso Trust. The newsletter includes reprints of newspaper articles including "NECC Yes to People's Education, No to Education Bill", "NECC 'SHOCKED' BY DETENTIONS" by Nat Diseko, and "Moboli Held". The newsletter discusses the National Education Crisis Committee (NECC), apartheid, the Soweto Parent Crisis Committee, Secretary George Shultz, the Department of State, Ambassador Piet Koornhof, the South African Embassy, the Education Laws Amendment Bill, Minister of Education and Development Aid FW de Klerk, SANSCO (South African Nation Students Congress), Billy Ramokgopa, the Education Charter Campaign, the European Economic Community (EEC), Rev. Frank Chikane, the South African Council of Churches (SACC), the Dependents Conference, Sophie Mazibuko, Sithile Zondani, Nyaniso Mzamane, Francis Lebalo, Faucett Mothibedi Mathebe, the Emergency Regulations, the United Democratic Front (UDF), the SAP (South African Police), Joyce Mfundisi, Zakes Molekane, the International Federation of Journalists, Priscilla Jana, and a Mbeki Trust. Contents: PEOPLE'S EDUCATION VS PRETORIA • A GUIDE TO APPLICANTS ABOUT THE KAGISO TRUST'S CRITERIA, ITS PROJECT SCREENING METHODS
Used by permission of former board members of the Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root