Africa-UN Bulletin

(No. 18)
by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
January 13, 1960
10 pages
The report says as a result of thirteen Africans, including the brother of petitioner Mburumba Kerina, being killed and over thirty wounded when white troops fired at a crowd peacefully protesting their forced removal from their present "location" in Windhoek to new quarters. At the urging of the Fourth (Trusteeship) Committee the Assembly's South West Africa Committee heard petitioners from South West Africa and an American petitioner Allard Lowenstein. The newsletter says the "Algerian question" was considered by the Assembly's First (Political) Committee and includes mention of the FLN. The newsletter says General Assembly passed a resolution recommended by the Third (Social) Committee which noted the action of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees on behalf of refugees from Algeria in Tunisia and Morocco Contents: South West Africa Question Reopened • French Nuclear Test in the Sahara • Draft Resolution on Algeria is Rejected • Algerian Refugees • Assembly Again Condemns South African Policies Towards Non-whites • Action on the Trusteeship Council's Report • Somalia: Independence Advanced; Frontier Uncertain • The Cameroons Trust Territories: Problems Ahead • Non-Self-Governing Territories: "Something Old, Something New"
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