ECSA Bulletin

by Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa
New York, New York, United States
September 15, 1986
10 pages
The newsletter reprints a leaflet advertising NATIONAL PROTEST DAY FOR SOUTH AFRICAN DIVESTMENT AND SANCTIONS In Solidarity With South African and Namibian Political Prisoners. It also reprints newspaper articles and opinion pieces including: "Shooting victims buried in secret" by Sefako Nyaka, "Biggest boycott in ten yearsm" "Angola's war drifts into deadlock as both sides dig in" by Jonathan Friedland, "Churches’ front-line role in South Africa" by Anthony Robinson, "Does Pretoria have a Cape card to play?" by Jack Spence, "…An Invitation for the President" by Jesse Jackson, "Beating up on Zimbabwe" by Robert Rotberg, "PREPARE FOR ECONOMIC WAR WITH SA-PREMIERm" "LOSS OF SA TRADE 'CAN BE WEATHERED'", "WORK WELL UNDERWAY ON BEIRA CORRIDOR" by Lynda Loxton, "MACHO LEADERS UNITE DEFIANT WHITE" by Phillip Van Niekerk, and "Sanctions-busters not so sanguine" by Jim Jones. The newsletter discusses Security Forces, General Johan Coetzee, White City, Soweto, the Labour Monitoring Group (LMG), a planned mass funeral, Jabavu Stadium, Gladys Mazibuko, Joseph Kgotse, Martin Mthethwa, Soweto police, Lucky Mzorwa, the Ipelegeng Community Centre, Regina Mundi Church, Anglican Bishop Simeon Nkoane, St. Paul's Church, Dr. Nthato Motlana, illegal gatherings, UNITA, Jonas Savimbi, Cuban troops, Cuand Cubangu, Mirages, Canberra planes, Buccaneer planes, the South African air force, Soviet-built T-62 tanks, rebel units, the Benguela railway, copper mines in Zambia and Zaire, Cabinda, Jamba, the enthronement of Desmond Tutu, P.W. Botha, the African National Congress (ANC), jail, exile, detention, the state of emergency, Rev. Allan Boesak, the World Alliance of Reformed Churches, the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk (NGK, Dutch Reformed Church), Father Smangaliso Mkhatshwa, torture, Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo,  Dr. Beyers Naude, the South African Council of Churches (SACC), Dr. Nico Smith, the black township of Mamelodi, the Cape route, South Africa’s military, the Soviet Union, Simonstown, NATO, Western policy, Joseph Luns, the idea of a South Atlantic Treaty Organization (SATO), platinum group metals, chrome, vanadium, manganese, the EEC (European Economic Community), sanctions, contingency plans, President Reagan, the front line states, Zambian President Kenneth Kaunda, Angolan President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, Stinger missiles, oil, Chevron-Gulf, Resolution 435, Prime Minister Robert Mugabe, Jimmy Carter, the State Department, Libyan leader Col. Muammar Gaddafi, Samuel Doe of Liberia, PAC (Pan Africanist Congress), import dependence on South Africa, white farmers, SADCC (Southern Africa Development Coordination Council), Joseph Hanlon, the National Party, Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB) Afrikaner Resistance Movement, Eugene Terre’Blanche, disinformation, the Eminent Persons Group (EPG), talks, Fred Bell, Armscor, the armaments industry, Minister of Law and Order Louis le Grange, Minister of Constitutional Development and Planning Chris Heunis, Gugile Nkwinti, Mkhuseli Jack, Moses Mayekiso, the state of emergency, South African Transport Services, the Beira Corridor Group, Denis Norman, Foreign Minister Pik Botha, Tadashi Kuranari, Taiwan, South Korea, citrus fruit, Dr. Marc Burger, the Department of Foreign Affairs, counter-sanctions strategies, Dawie de Villiers, crude oil, Altech, Bloomingdales, Ciskei, Iscor, Outspan oranges, the Odda brand, IBM, GM, Ford, Citibank, Mobil, Shell, campus and community groups, and the American Committee on Africa (ACOA).
Used by permission of former board members of the Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa.
Collection: Elizabeth S. Landis collection, National Archives of Namibia