U.S. Sanctions Against Rhodesia

Africa Action
by Washington Office on Africa
Washington, DC, United States
Undated, early (February or March) 1973?
2 pages
Type: Mailing
Coverage in Africa: South Africa, Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
The mailing reports that the United States has broken international law by violating Unite Nations sanctions against Rhodesia sine January, 1972. Imports of chrome, ferrochrome and nickel have assisted the white minority Rhodesia regime in resisting pressure for majority rule. American workers in the ferrochrome in are loosing jobs because of ferrochrome imports from Rhodesia and South Africa. Senator Hubert Humphrey, newly appointed chairman of the Subcommittee on Africa of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is considering introducing a bill to repeal the Byrd Amendment. Representative Don Fraser of Minnesota will probably introduce identical legislation in the House. Action. Write Senator Humphrey and Representative Fraser urging them to work for complete repeals of the Byrd Amendment.
Used by permission of the Washington Office on Africa.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root