by American Friends Service Committee
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
August 1981
25 pages
Contents: Introduction • Race is the deciding factor of life • A brief chronology of colonialism • The farm industry • The fishing industry • Mining • Liberation and the churches • Update • THE "INTERNAL SOLUTION" • What next? • Resources • AFSC IN SOUTHERN AFRICA • The pamphlet includes quotes by Rev. Zephariah Kameeta; Dr. Johannes Lukas de Vries, former Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church; Herman ja Tovio; and Theo Ben Gurirab, SWAPO Representative to the UN. The pamphlet discusses South West African People's Organization (SWAPO), homelands, Kaokoveld, Ovamboland, Kavango, E. Caprivi, Damaraland, San Reserve, Hereroland, Namaland, Rehoboth, War Zone, the Odendaal Plan, German South West Africa, Walvis Bay, the League of Nations, Chief Hosea Kutako, the International Court of Justice, the UN Security Council, the CIA, UNITA, Security Council Resolutions 385 and 435, the United Nations Transitional Assistance Group (UNTAG), Namibian refugees at Kassinga, the Western Powers (Canada, France, Great Britain, United States, West Germany), the Hudson's Bay Company, (South West African Karakul (Swakara) furs, Decree #1, Del Monte and Spruce sardine, Purina cat food, SWANLA, Consolidated Diamond Mines (CDM), De Beers Corporation, the Tsumeb mine, Newmont Mining Corporation, AMAX, the Rossing mine at Swakopmund, Rio-Tinto-Zinc, nuclear technology, the nuclear test site in the Kalahari desert, uranium, the mysterious nuclear blast in the South Atlantic in 1979, the Sasol II coal gasification plant, Black labor, the South African army, RZT of England, the Namibian National Front (NNF), the South West African National Union (SWANU), the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance (DTA), SWAPO(D), AKTUR, Robben Island, the Terrorism Act, the Organization of African Unity (OAU), Sam Nujoma, Reverend Michael Scott, James Kauluma, the Evangelical Lutheran Ovambokavango Church, the United Evangelical Mission of West Germany, the Finnish Missionary Society, the Namibian Council of Churches (NCC), the liberation movement, the South African Defense Force (SADF), Reverend Paul Wee, Lutheran World Ministries, the frontline states (Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia), President Ronald Reagan, Walter Cronkite, CBS News, the Nationalist Party, South Africa Foreign Minister Botha, the Clark Amendment, former Prime Minister Vorster, chrome, the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), the Episcopal Churchmen for South Africa (ECSA), the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), the International Defense and Aid Fund for Southern Africa (IDAF), TransAfrica, and Washington Office on Africa. [Note: the correct spelling of the name of Zephariah Kameeta may be Zephania Kameeta.]
Used by permission of American Friends Service Committee.
Collection: Kenneth K. Martin Southern Africa Collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections