Strategies For Action On Namibia

by Susie Burchfield, Namibia Concerns
Dubuque, Iowa, United States
January 1984?
Publisher: Namibia Concerns
4 pages
Type: Pamphlet
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: Strategy #1 Prayer • Strategy #2 Education • Strategy #3 Support for the Namibian Church • A. Solidarity • B. Material Aid • Strategy #4 Political Advocacy • A. Issues to be addressed • People to contact in the U.S. • C. Communicating with South Africa • D. 1984 Elections • Strategy #5 Economic Pressure • A. Economic Sanctions • B. Divestment • C. Boycotts • D. Organize and Apply Economic Pressure • Strategy #6 The ALC’s Commitment • Pamphlet discussing how to be in solidarity with fellow believers in Namibia. The pamphlet says the purpose of Strategies for Action is to combat the evils of the apartheid system in South Africa and Namibia, to stand in solidarity with fellow believers and all people who suffer oppression in those lands, and to respond faithfully to our understanding of God's call to love mercy and seek justice. The pamphlet discusses the American Lutheran Church (ALC), Lutheran World Federation (LWF), the Namibian church, the Kassinga Massacre, the Soweto Uprising, Women's Day, Dateline: Namibia, the Lutheran Church in America (LCA), Namibia Concerns Newsletter, Wartburg Seminary, Episcopal Churchmen for South Africa, the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), the Lutheran Coalition on Southern Africa, the Office of Church and Society, the Washington Office on Africa (WOA), the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), Black Women Under Apartheid, banks which loan to the South African government, and companies that do business in South Africa.
Used by permission of former members of National Namibia Concerns.
Collection: Private collection of Elizabeth S. Landis