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Boipatong massacre

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Forty-five people died and 27 others were seriously injured on 17 June 1992 when several hundred IFP-supporting residents of the KwaMadala hostel launched attacks on the Boipatong community, near Vanderbijlpark, Tvl, during a period of escalating violence between the ANC and IFP in the area. Victims included at least nine children, two babies and 17 women, one of whom was pregnant. Residents were raped, hacked, stabbed, shot, beaten and disembowelled. This attack was allegedly planned and carried out with the aid of the police.

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the Boipatong Massacre of June 1992, there were 128 people who died in that massacre and 73 people who were eventually accused of having perpetrated that massacre. Of the 128 victims about 48 were men and the balance (80) were women. What was an interesting connection point that we made was that ...
the township who were predominantly ANC members and supporters. The conflict culminated in the incident during March 1992 which became known as the Boipatong massacre when inmates from the KwaMadala hostel attacked the Boipatong ...
MR PATOSE: Yes, it is motivated by politics because at that time in Boipatong, even before the Boipatong massacre, it was already known that the Inkatha people were attacking people. They were also attacking schools as well. They were also attacking leaders of the ANC, like Mr Sotso. It was ...
the police were exposed, it would have embarrassed the government and your response was "yes", are you implying that the police were involved in the Boipatong ...
... or the then President Nelson Mandela is engaged in peaceful talks while millions and thousand of South Africans were dying. Let's look at the Boipatong massacre, let's look at the massacre in Ciskei, let's look at the massacres that happened in Katlehong. So those were all violence that ...
... to the fax sent by the Police. We all know that the Police will say whatever they want to say at any stage. We all know that for instance in the Boipatong massacre, Police accounted for all the casspirs in South Africa, but one Policeman came and said he was in Boipatong with a casspir. I ...
A statement relating to the Boipatong massacre, for which the Applicant also lodged an application for amnesty, was obtained from the Applicant by an investigator of the TRC, signed by the Applicant on 17 January 1999. This statement was also bound into a bundle of documents, prepared for this ...
... you can refer to decisions which were taken to other Committees which are like this one, the similar question was posed by the applicant in the Boipatong massacre where the Honourable Mr Justice Nqobo was sitting and there was a legal representative who was acting for the victims, and he ...
... was the Polla Park incident, 16 June 1992, the ANC tri-partheid alliance embarked on a national programme of rolling mass action, 17 June 1992, the Boipatong massacre incident occurred, 27 June 1992, the ANC withdrew from the negotiations and there was intense mass mobilisation and political ...
I remember how we walked together in Boipatong after the massacre there and how you assisted church leaders to have a chartered plane when we were trying to douse fires in all sorts of places - flying to Ulundi and rushing from there elsewhere, and I just want to pay a very warm tribute to ...
... of IFP and residents of Boipatong who mostly were members and/or supporters of African National Congress. The Committee must take into account the Boipatong massacre after which the applicants committed this crime. There was also a circular distributed by Inkatha Freedom Party members as ...
... that would give a kind of window, an example of specific kind of human rights violations. So we might for instance look at the Bisho Massacre or Boipatong or whatever, to look at the characteristics of that kind and we have said for instance too, we're hoping that we will have political ...
... bridge between polarised communities. We challenged lying official versions of events such as the Soweto uprising, the death of Steve Biko, Boipatong, the Guguletu Seven and the Uitenhage massacre. We refused to cower before Nationalist bullying. We pioneered investigative reporting in ...
... asking me about verification, my understanding was that the deceased confessed when she was captured, she confessed that she was involved in the Boipatong massacre. That was a general rumour. She confessed that she was part of it and gave them all the information but unfortunately, there was ...
And I'm just sorry that it had to be your mother and your father. Much as I think we are also sorry that we lost our people in Boipatong, in Sharpeville, the Pebco 3, the twins at the Umtata Massacre - so if you can wear my jacket I can wear yours.
(respectively dated 12 June and 3 December 1999). In addition an affidavit, dealing with the above incident (as well as with his involvement in the Boipatong massacre, the subject of another application by the Applicant), was signed and attested to on the 14th December ...
If I can be of help, there's a book: "A Crime against Humanity", which details that there were numerous events in 1992, the Polla Park incident, the Boipatong incident and a two day stay-away strike in the very same month of this incident and a month later there was the Bisho Massacre in ...
... of one such hostel that we visited during our hearings in the Vaal, where in fact, it's alleged that people marched from that particular hostel to Boipatong and where the massacre took place. Now that was last year, not that long ago, people were still living in hospital under the most inhumane ...
The important aspect of the Boipatong massacre - a terrible incident, destabilisation of internal and external situations, stockpiling of arms abroad, training of resistance movements, internal military training, arms smuggling, manipulation of the negotiation process, setting up CCB type of ...
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