ECSA Bulletin

by Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa
New York, New York, United States
September 20, 1997
10 pages
The newsletter reprints newspaper articles including: "We didn’t intend to kill Biko. I feel remorse and beg forgiveness" by Alec Russell, "Police admit to Biko cover-up" and "Reconciliation is never having to say you're sorry" by David Beresford,  "Hani assassin givers details of foreign right-wing contacts," "Seeking answers to heal the bitter wounds of the past," "Mandela unveils statue of Biko" by Douglas Hamilton, [Title not included] by Ronald Suresh Roberts, "Death-row prisoners still wait in limbo" by Gaye Davis, S Africa agrees arms spending spree" and an untitled article by Mary Braid, "Washington seeks to secure peace with lure of new diamond wealth," "Border security tightened north and south to isolate rebels," [Title not included] by Donald Woods, and "MK pays tribute to a carpenter with spirit." The newsletter discusses death in detention, Harold Snyman, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), Ntsiki Biko, Nkosinathi Biko, Gideon Nieuwoudt, the African National Congress (ANC), amnesty, George Bizos, President Nelson Mandela, torture, police officers, security police, Port Elizabeth, Colonel Piet Goosen, Katiza Cebekhulu, Winnie Mandela, Stompie Seipei (Stompie Moeketsi), East London, the Black Consciousness Movement (BCM), Peter Gabriel, the film “Cry Freedom,” Anton Lubowski, the South West African People's Organization (SWAPO), the Democratic Party, the Constitution, Parliament, the Rivonia Trial, pro-apartheid prosecutor Percy Yutar, John Didcott, South African law journals, judges, the apartheid bench, the Constitutional Court, the death penalty, the draft Criminal Procedures Act Amendment Bill, human rights organizations, Ronel Berg, the Western Cape Attorney-General, Willie Hofmeyr, Clive Derby-Lewis, the South African Communist Party (SACP), Chris Hani, the British Conservative Party, the Monday Club, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officers, the Conservative Party, Janusz Walus, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Harry Prinsloo, the World Anti-Communist League, the Western Goals Institute, Cheryl Carolus, the National Party, Sam Tsiane, Amy Biehl, Gaye Derby-Lewis, South Africa’s remarkable negotiated transfer of power, human rights abuses, Thabo Mbeki, Kadar Asmal, killers of liberation heroes, the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), Dawie de Villers, Afrikanerdom, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Limpho Hani, jail, Joseph Seremane, the South African Council of Churches (SACC), the Land Claims Commission, segregation laws, Chief Timothy, Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), the 1976 Soweto uprising, Sipho Mthembu, the National Intelligence Agency, William Mashotana, Imbokoto, Quatro, Gordon Moshoeu, Minister of Defence Joe Modise, Corvettes, Bill Sass, the Institute of Security Studies, military spending, the defence budget, Dr. Jakkie Cilliers, the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), Ronnie Kasrils, Unita, Maurice Tempelsman, the Export-Import Bank, the Overseas Private Investment Corp. (OPIC), President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, the National Security Council, De Beers, the Central Selling Organisation, Alrosa, the parastatal Endiama, Odebrecht, the Catoca field, Petra Diamonds, Blue Diamond Mines, Diamond Works, Branch Energy, Executive Outcomes, the Security Council, economic sanctions, Alioune Blondin Beye, Cabinda, secessionist rebels, Congo-Kinshasa, President Laurent Kabila, Andre Pitra 'Petroff,' FLEC (Front for the Liberation of the Cabinda Enclave), David Astor, Richard Attenborough, Richard Branson, Frederick Mulder, Ken Follett, Kevin Klein, Naomi Jacobson, Mayor Lulamile Nazo, Vorster Bridge, Biko Bridge, the PAC (Pan Africanist Congress), John Matthews, the Congress of the People, Mac Maharaj, Wilton Mkwayi, David Kitson, and Jeremy Cronin.  
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