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Title

Letter from Rev G Hawkes, to the Secretary, Van der Walt Commission of Inquiry into the Consolidation of the Ciskei

Creator G Hawkes
Contributor
Publisher
Date 1981-03-12
Resource type Letters
Language English
Keywords BLACKS
COMMISSIONS OF INQUIRY
CHURCH AND STATE
RELOCATION
CORRESPONDENCE
SEPARATE DEVELOPMENT
TOPIC 152a
Coverage CAPE PROVINCE
SOUTH AFRICA
Source Rhodes University Cory Library Collection Reference No. MS 18 136
Extent 3 pages
Description Letter to the Secretary, Van der Walt, Commission of Inquiry into the Consolidation of the Ciskei from representatives of various churches (Anglican, Catholic, Congregational, Lutheran, Methodist and Presbyterian)in the Ciskei. The letter is an urgent request to the commission to stop the wholesale removal of black people from their long-standing places of residences. The letter also stresses the negative socio-economic impact on black people caused by the government's resettlement programmes.
Relation Part of a collection of papers of the Christian Consultation on Resettlement in the Ciskei
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