The Current Crisis in South Africa: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, Second Session, December 4, 1984
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1985 - South Africa - 20 pages
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Page 10 - ... administration is not being soft on apartheid. Heaven help us when they do decide to be soft. Would the reaction and the silence have been so deafening if the casualties had been white . .. if the casualties had for instance been Jewish? Constructive engagement has worsened our situation under apartheid. ... It is giving democracy a bad name, just as apartheid has given free enterprise a bad name. Mr Chairman, we are talking about a moral issue. You are either for or against apartheid, and not...
Page 4 - The sports policy changed only as a result of the sports boycott which I have supported and continue to do so as a non-violent method to bring about change. I have called on the international community to exert pressure on the Government, political, diplomatic but above all economic pressure to persuade it to go to the negotiating table with the authentic representatives of all sections of our society and I have said for blacks this would mean those in gaol or in exile. I have said this umpteen times....