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Hippo

Explanation
an armoured personnel carrier used by SADF and SAP

been on his way home, waiting for a bus, when he saw a municipal truck loaded with branches stop behind a tree at a shooting range, next to a police Hippo (armoured personnel carrier): Two policemen alighted from the Hippo, the others remained in the Hippo, and they got under the branches in ...
... This is illustrated by the testimony of a middle-aged woman, Ms Yvonne Khutwane, at the Worcester hearing: I was just alone at the back of the Hippo2 and they [two South African Defence Force members] were just driving. It was pitch dark outside. They alighted [from] the Hippo and then they ...
... [CT00530] of Worcester spoke about her experience in custody: That was the first time when I was arrested … I was just alone at the back of the hippo [police armoured vehicle] and they were just driving – it was pitch dark outside. They alighted the hippo and then they came to take me out ...
... of violations was Mr Jerry Radebe [JB01786/01GTTEM], who was shot in the back by the South African Defence Force (SADF) in June 1976, thrown into a Hippo19, and never seen again. Ms Ramotsobane Masenya was shot and killed by the SADF. Ms Esther Denga [JB02475/01GTTEM] was knocked down by a Hippo ...
... shot by the police while returning home from a school boycott: We took different directions to go home. And when we approached the corner I saw a Hippo17 and a gun was pointed at me, they shot me with this pellet gun, and I was unconscious. 68 Ms Maloma was blinded as a result of this attack ...
... Mr Mngadi, who lost his leg as a result of the shooting, was one of two survivors of the attack. He told the Commission that they were shot at from Hippos parked in the area and that it took three hours before police got him medical assistance. 306 Nineteen-year-old Mr Jabulani Mkhele ...
getting out of police armoured vehicles on the outskirts of the township. f A resident from one of the first homes attacked reported that a police Hippo backed into the fence surrounding the house moments before they were attacked. g One resident reported that he saw a green police Casspir ...
Dragged behind, thrown out of, driven over, put in a boot of car, specifying type of vehicle involved (for example, car, train, truck, van, bakkie, Hippo, Casspir). Not a car bomb (see bombing) ...
in the stomach, killing him [EC0204/96ALB]. After Nombiba’s funeral on 26 July, police fired at a crowd of mourners who they said were attacking a Hippo (police armoured vehicle). Two men, Mr Tunu Nxawe (28) and Mr Blacky Freddie Tsili [EC0201/96ALB] were killed. Mr Bulwana Vaaltyn ...
Pretoria, worked in the DST secretariat in Pretoria and, like Dlakama, was on the SADF payroll. 193 Training took place at these bases and at Camp Hippo in the Caprivi. However, the largest element of the assistance comprised material, weaponry, uniforms, clothing, food and agricultural ...
... needed to carry out attacks on the local ANC people. On one occasion, the KZP had transported the SPU members to the scene of an attack in a KZP Hippo (armoured vehicle). He claimed that all three killings for which he had applied for amnesty were committed under orders from senior IFP ...
... being dragged behind, thrown out of, driven over, put in boot of a vehicle, specifying the vehicle (for example, car, train, truck, van, bakkie, Hippo, Casspir). ABDUCTION CODE DEFINITION Illegal and forcible abduction ABDUCTION Forcibly and illegally taken away (for ...
 
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