Report on the International Conference on South West Africa
by George M. Houser
New York, New York, United States
Undated, about April 1966
American Committee on Africa
Report on the International Conference on South West Africa at Oxford, England, March 23-26, 1966, sponsored by the Africa Bureau and the Anti-Apartheid Movement. It was a sequel to an International Conference on Sanctions Against South Africa two years before in London. Representatives of the South West African National Union (SWANU) and the South West African Peoples Organization (SWAPO) attended. Nine African countries were represented -- Ethiopia, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Tunisia, the UAR, and Zambia. Olof Palme, Swedish Minister of Communications, was Chairman of the conference. Among the recommendations of the conference was that economic sanctions and military force, if necessary, can and should be used by the international community through the United Nations to implement a positive decision of the International Court • Russell Howe's article in the New Leader of February 28th • Conference sponsorship • Conference attendance • The findings of the conference • The importance of the conference
Used by permission Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: George M. Houser (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections