UNITED DEMOCRATIC FRONT

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The effects of the current unrest on township children

Article about how township children were jailed, shot and killed, some served long prison sentences, others lost valuable years of schooling, many were forced into the lowest paid unskilled jobs while others joined the ranks of the increasing numbers of unemployed youth in our country.

State of emergency

Article by the United Democratic Front discussing the state of emergency.

Resistance politics will never be the same again...

Article by the United Democratic Front on the seven-month state of emergency, leaders who were in detention or had gone underground to avoid detention were re-emerging and the former are recovering slowly from the effects of lengthy incarceration.

The situation in Katlehong

In Katlehong the organisations in existence are ERAPO and Katlehong Youth League which has not affiliated to the United Democratic Front affiliates and other progressives.

Renewed fighting in April

On April 1 1989, the start of the implementation of Resolution 435, clashes between Swapo guerillas and South African security forces broke out in northern Namibia . For nine days the most intense fighting in the history of the border war raged along the 300 km frontier .

Police put a clamp ban on statements by United Democratic Front and other bodies

Pamphlet about police put a clamp ban on statement by United Democratic Front and other bodies as the government has barred the Sowetan and weekly mail from publishing any statement issued by the United Democratic Front and 12 other organisations promoting four major campaigns organised by the Un

On the White Elections

Article by the United Democratic Front regarding the whites only elections.The Front calls on South Africans, especially white compatriots to reject the elections.

Strategies of Repression in the State of Emergency

Article by the United Democratic Front on the State of Emergency and the counter-revolutionary forces in the townships.

Obstacles to free and fair elections in Namibia

UN Resolution 435, which provided for free and fair elections in Namibia, was implemented on 1 April 1989. A Special Representative of the UN Secretary General and a UN Transition Assistance Group (UNTAG) were responsible for the supervision and control of this process .

ANC lines up a new constitution for South Africa

South Africa declares that the elimanation of apartheid and the creation of a truly just and democratic South Africa requires a constitution based on various principles eg. state, franchise, national identity etc.

Defend, consolidate and advance the Front

An article on defend, consolidate and advance the Front which is divided in five topics such as National democratic struggle and the front approach, broadening the front, the United Democratic Front and political centre, the United Front and the state of emergency and the way forward.

The 1988 Municipal Elections

Article on the 1988 municipal elections. It discusses the background information on what these elections will involve and why they are being held. Local Government in South Africa is also discussed.

A 3-phase counter revolutionary strategy

Paper discussing a 3-phase counter revolutionary strategy.

Current conditions

Paper analysing the international and Southern African situation, different forms of sactions, and forms of investments.

The immediate tasks of the Democratic Movement

Discussion paper discussing the immediate tasks of the Democratic Movement.

Fourth anniversary of the United Democratic Front: four fighting years

Article regarding United Democratic Front fourth anniversary. During this period UDF managed to draw together disparate and often unco-ordinated forces in the mass-based democratic movement into a mighty national anti-apartheid front.

New ball-game in South African politics

The launching of the United Democratic Front in Cape Town marked the beginning of a new ball-game in South Africa.

The role of the Trade Unions in the National Liberation Struggle

An article about the National Liberation Struggle as their decision to join the United Democratic Front was made as part of their response to certain political events, and these events directly affected them as a union.

United Democratic Front may cause a bigger stir later on

Article discussing: affidavits on police brutality, the PFP's attempt at a bill of Rights to the forming of the United Democratic Front and Dr Perez de Cuella's visit to South Africa

Thousands flock to United Democratic Front launch

Thousands of people and about 400 organisations from all over the country came to the lauch of UDF and messages of supports from all organisations nationwide and abroad were received.

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