[Dear Mr. Labrecque: At Biopatong 42 black South Africans were murdered]

by Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
New York, New York, United States
Undated, late1992?
2 pages
Type: Postcard
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Postcard to be sent to Mr. T. G. Labrecque, Chairman of Chase Manhattan Corporation, urging him to end Chase Manhattan’s correspondent relationships with all South African banks and refrain from issuing any new loans to South Africa until a representative interim government is established there. The postcard says this would signal to Pretoria that government-sponsored violence and minority rule must end. The postcard points out that the South African government has failed to halt the killing of more than 7,000 people since February, 1990, including 42 black South Africans murdered at Boipatong as police stood by and 29 peaceful protesters killed by the puppet Ciskei police at Bisho. Chase Manhattan has been criticized for lending to Pretoria but not to their own communities of color. 
Used by permission of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility.
Collection: Private collection of Donna Katzin