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Amasolomzi

Explanation
an informal group of community 'police' active in crushing local support for the UDF and ANC in the rural Cape towns of Ashton and Zolani in the late 1980s. In a number of violent attacks, the Amasolomzi acted in concert with the police to arrest and assault scores of people, and were themselves victims of counter-attacks by UDF supporters.

the town of Ashton where most people depend on seasonal work on farms and the canning factories for a living. In the late eighties vigilantes called Amasolomzi took control of Zulani township. It all started when a group of parents decided that their children should be disciplined. // Dit was nie ...
 
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