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APLA

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Azanian People's Liberation army, military wing of the PAC, formed in 1967

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... None of the four killed was a target in the attacks. 56. Applications were received for the targeting and killing of eighteen individual MK or APLA personnel outside South Africa. Targeted killings were generally conducted at night and, in several instances, resulted in persons other than ...
... rulers, for example during coup attempts; l the attacks on security forces and ‘soft targets’ by the Azanian People’s Liberation Army (APLA) in the 1990s. ...
... all ex-servicemen become eligible for recall over a twenty-year period. Formation of the PAC armed wing, the Azanian Peoples Liberation Army (APLA). MK guerrillas conduct their first military actions with ZIPRA in north-western Rhodesia in campaigns known as Wankie and Sepolilo. In ...
... It was intended to provide some element of surprise if he were to be attacked at his home by either MK or the Azanian People ’s Liberation Army (APLA). 58. Walus had requested an ‘untraceable weapon with a silencer’ for the purpose of the assassination. 59. On 6 April 1993, Derby-Lewis ...
... in Durban in which seven people were killed. The motivation they expressed for the attack was an earlier Azanian People’s Liberation Army (APLA) incident. In another incident, Mr George Mkomane was killed because he was in a so-called ‘white’ area at night without permission.83 What ...
... Committee obtained a complete account of SDU activities. The last category c o n cerned the activities of Azanian P e o p l e ’s Liberation Army (APLA) operatives, particularly robberies and related violent acts committed, it was argued, to raise funds for the organisation. 15 At first glance, ...
... for an incident that had occurred earlier that day, when a group of approximately thirty supporters of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) or APLA, wearing PAC T-shirts, had randomly attacked white people on Durban’s beachfront with knives, killing an elderly person and injuring several ...
... allied to the liberation movements – the African National Congress (ANC) self-defence units (SDUs), the Azanian People’s Liberation Army (APLA), vigilante groups and other surrogate forces. ...
... 1994, three people were killed in an alleged armed attack on a satellite police station in Pine Street, Durban. Two of the victims were allegedly APLA members and the other a bystander. The PAC denied responsibility for this attack.2 According to ballistic tests carried out by Mr T Wolmaraans, ...
... in gun-running is evident on the liberation movement side. Thus, for example, the Commission received amnesty applications from members of APLA’s ‘Repo Unit’ who applied for what appear to be largely criminal acts, as well as applications from SDU members involved in criminal ...
... KILLINGS WERE TARGETED PRIMARILY AT HIGH-PROFILE ACTIVISTS INSIDE AND OUTSIDE SOUTH AFRICA; THOSE BOTH CONNECTED TO BOTH MILITARY (MK AND APLA) AND NON-MILITARY STRUCTURES; AT THOSE ACTIVISTS OR PERCEIVED ACTIVISTS WHOSE CONVICTION HAD NOT BEEN SECURED THROUGH THE JUDICIAL PROCESS OR ...
... they were charged in terms of the Terrorism Act with training guerrillas in northern Natal and in Swaziland. Gxekwa, a founder member of Poqo and APLA, and Pule were acquitted but immediately re-arrested on other charges. Mhlekwa was sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment. As in the Nduli ...
... the PAC and the decision to embark on an armed struggle was taken in Maseru in September 1961. The “Task Force/Poqo” was later transformed into APLA. ...
... ‘kaffirs’). 21 For the PAC ‘the enemy’ was just as unequivocally based on race. Thus in the words of Azanian People’s Liberation Army (APLA) commander Brigadier Mofokeng: The enemy of the liberation movement of South Africa and of its people was always the settler colonial regime of ...
... above, this decision was recorded in the September minutes of KIK. Willem Schoon told the Commission that: The fact that MK and eventually APLA members started using neighbouring frontline states as a springboard for launching their armed attacks against the Republic led directly to the ...
... after two days his decapitated body was found. 199 Mr Morgan Nogaga Gxekwa [AM5686/97] applied for amnesty as a founder member of both Poqo and APLA. WHILE THE COMMISSION TAKES NOTE OF THE EXPLANATION TENDERED BY THE PAC THAT ITS ACTIVITIES IN THE EARLY 1960S NEED TO BE UNDERSTOOD IN THE ...
... released in May 1980 without charges (surprising considering that he had fled the country together with the Azanian People’s Liberation Army’s (APLA) Sabelo Phama and had undergone ANC training in Angola). Depending on the date of disappearance, Twalo may have been the guerrilla arrested on 7 ...
... of the then Orange Free State in order to enable them to protect themselves from attacks by members of the Azanian People’s Liberation Army (APLA) who were operating from Lesotho. They testified that this was necessary as the government of the day was unable to maintain law and order in ...
... 191. Botha told the Committee that the attack was in retaliation for an incident which had taken place earlier in the day, in which PAC and APLA supporters wearing PAC T-shirts had randomly attacked white people on Durban’s beachfront , killing one elderly person and injuring several ...
... the elections by violent means and, on the other, black groups such as the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) and Azanian Peoples Liberation Army (APLA), which had continued the ‘armed struggle’ during the negotiation process. It became clear to the Commission in the course of its work that ...
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