ZA COM MR-AAO-196
International Defence and Aid Fund for Southern Africa Canada : [Part 2]
- 1980 - 1990 (Accumulation)
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The UWC/RIM Mayibuye Archives holds some IDAFSA material under ‘Joan Fairweather’.
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The International Defence and Aid Fund for Southern Africa Canada (IDAF Canada) operated from 1980-1990. It focused mainly on raising funds to support political prisoners and their families in South Africa and Namibia. US-IDAF executive director Kenneth N. Carstens was instrumental in the establishment of the Canadian IDAF.