The Right To Say No To A Crime Against Humanity
A Report on the Militarization of South Africa and the Right of Conscientious Objection
by South African Military Refugee Aid Fund
with Theo-Ben Gurirab, Cos Desmond, Don Morton
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Contents: Preface by Theo-Ben Gurirab, SWAPO Permanent Representative to the United Nations, March 1979 • Introduction by Don Morton • The South African Churches and Conscientious Objection by Cos Desmond • Conscription in South Africa by SAMRAF • The South African Council of Churches National Conference, 1974 • The South African Council of Churches Resolution • Immediate Reactions • The National Union of South African Students Statement • The Defense Further Amendment Act, No, 83 of 1974 • The Churches’ Response • Statements of Resistance • The South African Council of Churches - Post-1974 • The Role of Chaplains • Alternative National Service • Catholic Bishops’ Statement on Conscientious Objection • Into the Future - Caution and Determination • Appendix I • Appendix II • Basic Facts About South Africa
Used by permission of Mike Morgan, a former member of South African Military Refugee Aid Fund.
Collection: Carole Collins Papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections