"Should we have to pay twice for apartheid?" This is the question raised by the ADR organizations in South-Africa. Two statements were made in 1998 and 2003 summarizing their requests: the debts of apartheid must be cancelled, and the foreign businesses and banks that profited from apartheid and sustained it must pay reparations for the injustice and the damage made possible by it.
The Swiss ADR coordination, as the Swiss intermediary of the international campaign asks that the entire truth be made public concerning the relationship between Switzerland and the apartheid regime. The Swiss coordination supports the claims that were filed by Khulumani against banks and businesses. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Economic Justice Network in Southern Africa is a project of the Fellowship of Christian Councils in Southern Africa (FOCCISA). FOCCISA consists of eleven National Christian Councils: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Its objectives are:
* To increase and develop effective advocacy strategies and interventions on a selected number of priority issues affecting the region through joint conferences, seminars and workshops.
* To undertake relevant research on particular issues of concern to the EJN that can be used in advocacy activities of the National Christian Councils, EJN and partner organisation.
* To facilitate information gathering, dissemination and exchange within EJN and with partner organisations on the key priority areas (debt, trade and food security).
* To encourage economic literacy programmes by the Churches at all levels.
* To liaise with similar networks in Southern Africa and the continent and our International partners to collaborate on issues of global concern. ... [according to site editor's information]
AFRODAD is an Pan African Civil Society Organisation working on Debt and Development. AFRODAD aspires for an equitable and sustainable development process, leading to a prosperous African Society. Its mission is to secure policies that will redress the African Debt Crisis based on a human rights value system.
Numerous publications and studies are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]