ECSA Bulletin

by Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa
New York, New York, United States
August 30, 1996
12 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
The newsletter reprints newspaper and magazine articles including: "ANC admits abuses but 'fought just war'" by Mary Braid, "Priest testifies on bombing" by John Yeld, "'Kleenex' true inquiry starts big clean-up" by Eddie Koch, "Cape journos work in fear" by Jacquie Golding-Duffy, "Call for a doctors' truth commission" by Rehana Rossouw, "National service for all graduates punted" by Philippa Garson and Joshua Amupadhi, "Will the health system cope?" by Philippa Garson, "SANDF chief dodges chemical weapons probe," "Mandela was target of chemical weapons 'war'," "'Terror' Lekota fights a losing battle," "DEMOCRACY: Indicators from Ju/'hoan Bushmen in Namibia" by Barbara Wyckoff-Baird, "SA defence minister calls for arms build-up in region," "Thugwane strikes gold" by Gary Lemke, "SA comes of age with five medals" by Sean Badenhorst, and "And now for the Paralympics" by Stuart Kelly. The newsletter includes part of an affidavit by Samuel Solomon Pholotho. The newsletter discusses the African National Congress (ANC), Thabo Mbeki, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), the apartheid years, Angolan training camps, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Klerk, the National Party (NP), hot squads, human rights abuses, Dr. Alex Boraine, "necklacing," Anglican priest Michael Lapsley, the University of Lesotho, the rightwing Aida Parker Newsletter, the SADF (South African Defence Force), the Trauma Centre for Victims of Violence and Torture, the Society of the Sacred Mission, indemnity, a bomb blast in Harare, the Terrorism Act, the Suppression of Communism Act, detention, the Transvaal Metal Workers Union, amnesty, political parties, the Freedom Front, the African Christian Democratic Party, the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), the Norgaard Principles, People Against Gangsterism and Drugs (PAGAD), Hard Living gangster Rashaad Staggie, Muslim journalists, the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), guns, the South African Union of Journalists (SAUJ), Dudley Mokoi, Reuters television senior producer Jimi Matthews, Faizel Ryklief, photographs, photographers, the Freedom of Expression Institute, Raymond Louw, Benny Gool, the National Intelligence Agency, the Cape Times editor Moegsien Williams, drug barons, security police, Isaac Rani, the two district surgeons who attended to dying activist Steve Biko, the Medical Association of South Africa (MASA), the World Medical Association, Dr. Benjamin Tucker, the South African Medical and Dental Council (SAMDC), the National Medical and Dental Association (NAMDA), Dr. Jonathan Gluckman, Minister of Law and Order Hernus Kriel, Minister of Health Dr. Rena Venter, segregation, hospitals, white and black patients, Dr. Wendy Orr, prison authorities, assaulting patients, Dr. Leslie London of the Department of Community Health at the University of Cape Town (UTC), Gavin Damster, Dr. Mary Rainer of Amnesty International, Dr. Judith van Heerden, the Interim National Medical and Dental Council, community service, Health Sciences Professor Max Price, the National Commission on Higher Education, Professor Hu Hanrahan, Professor Christof Heyns, Wits University (University of the Witwatersrand), the South African Students Congress (SASCO), the RDP (Reconstruction and Development Programme), the ANC Youth League, Kenny Dlseko, Febe Potgleter, the National Youth Commission, the Health Department, Professor Soromini Kallichurum, Professor David Sanders, the Junior Doctors Association, Tim Wilson, the South Africa Nation Defence Force (SANDF), General Georg Meiring, the Public Accounts Commission of Defence and Security, Terry Crawford-Browne, Water Affairs Minister Kadar Asmal, Josia Thugwane, the Olympic Games, and a gold metal. 
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