RHODESIA: Apartheid Edges North

Harder times lie ahead for Rhodesia's blacks. The Parliament of the breakaway colony recently adopted a series of harsh new measures designed to impose South African-style apartheid on its 5,000,000 subjugated Africans. Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith still speaks confidently of achieving a "settlement" with Britain some time next year. But he knows full well that the new measures, if his government enforces them severely, could hardly be accepted by the British government.

Among other things, the new laws 1) forbid Rhodesian blacks to travel outside the country unless each journey is...

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