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bantustan

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a homeland or territory - the 'independent' territories of Transkei, Bophuthatswana, Venda, Ciskei (TBVC), and self-governing territories of Lebowa, Gazankulu, KwaZulu, KaNgwane, KwaNdebele

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2.1 The basic question is: to what extent was each of the acts of gross violation of human rights sanctioned by the National Party (or bantustan) political leadership: the cabinet or structures to which executive powers were delegated! In this regard, the Commission will need to examine minutes and ...
But from time to time there were individuals in these structures, be it in the community councils or in the Bantustan structures who behaved in such a manner within communities that they defined themselves as targets to those communities, and amongst those communities you would from time-to-time ...
... the first black person in 1941 which is Kinirod(?) Masinga, and the second person in 1945 that is Hubert Seshe(?), it then started to create Bantustan broadcasting in all sections of South Africa, dividing communities along racial and ethnic lines. So we believe that all other submissions ...
(A) The institution of group areas Bantustan policies which affected the African population by banning them to areas which were totally lacking the preconditions of their traditional professions. The regulation concerning the movement of Africans in urban areas and especially the forcible ...
... operation. I am asking this because you will remember that you were a businessman and historically you did participate in businesses in the Bantustan areas like Transkei, Ciskei, in particular Ciskei during that ...
... Cultural Liberation Movement was led by Chief M G Buthelezi, who had in a very principled way resisted the imposition of the preliminaries for bantustan independence in the 60s. Inkatha was set up in 1975 after much discussion with President Kaunda in Lusaka and the ANC in exile, and ...
MR MASANGO: No, no, we were not given a list but the categories were such that it could have been Bantustan leaders, including their own generals and captains, police, spies, informers, the Askaris and even government ministers in the nation, nationally, that would have been our target as well.
... attitude to Inkatha, on the one hand there was a strong view within the UDF that we should not work with those such as Inkatha who worked within bantustan ...
Attempts by the state to "counter-mobilise" against popular organisations to prop up the community council and bantustan systems resulted in the emergence of the "vigilantes", particularly in the latter half of 1985. Along with municipal police, the regime used "vigilantes" in an attempt to destroy ...
MR MASINA: Nothing that I'm aware of other than the massacre of 1986. Maybe the fact that he was in the Bantustan(?) Government might have been one of the things but there were some policemen in the Bantustan who were good and we wouldn't do anything to them.
"If we are to elaborate, briefly, our units have taken part in armed operations in the bantustan areas. I think the most significant part of this escalation was the attack in the very heartland of the Transkei bantustan, Umtata, where an MK unit literally overran a police station, killing ...
... working in collaboration with the whites, because, as Inkatha people, we regarded the KwaZulu Government, which was called during that time as a, "Bantustan". We knew that this Bantustan or homeland was working within a system. Therefore, in the eyes of the ANC we were stupid. We were people ...
the ANC have welcomed this popular rejection of undemocratic tyrannies which have been imposed on our people. Our people were never consulted on the Bantustan system'. The acting chief in Phokeng and the chairperson of the tribal council despite the ever-increasing tension within the community, ...
"The most significant part of this escalation was the attackin the very heartland of the Transkei Bantustan, Umtata, wherethe MK unit literally overran a police station, killing more than10 puppet police."
I mean that in relation to Mabuza working for the system at that time. We had policemen who were working for the ANC, but still being policemen. So we would have had people who worked within Bantustan system, as our friends.
'The offensive against apartheid system must be extended to reach Bantustan and other apartheid institutions in all corners of the country, among all population groups'. That also is the 73rd anniversary of the ANC, 1985.
CHRIS: My name is Chris. Fortunately I'm coming from Eastern Cape, former Ciskei Bantustan. Now, there is one thing that I wanted to share with, that we'll be moving from a wrong premise if we rationalise the whole process of reconciliation as if we're fighting a racial struggle. We're fighting ...
MR SASA: No, I don't know. The Bantustan government was his younger brother.
Lydia Kompe describes how the bantustan police were able to brazenly terrorize and torture during the 1980s. They taunted her and used her womanhood against her in their interrogation:
... in various acts of abduction and unlawful detention of supporters of the african National Congress ("the ANC") in the former KwaNdebele Bantustan during 1986 and 1987. At the relevant time the applicant was a member of the civilian force of the erstwhile South african Defence Force ...
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