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Khotso House bombing

Explanation
On 1 September 1988, Khotso House, the headquarters of the South African Council of Churches (SACC) and the UDF was damaged extensively by explosives set by members of the Security Branch. Twenty-three people were treated for shock. In October, Khanya House, the offices of the South African Bishops' Conference (SACBC) was damaged in an arson and limpet mine attack. Senior security force officers and Security Branch admitted to the Commission that they were ordered by either the then State President or senior members of the government to carry out the attacks.

... Severe damage was caused to the building and Mr Ntumba was the only person injured. Nineteen perpetrators were granted amnesty (AC/1999/0242). See Khotso House bombing. ...
... her infant son was forcibly removed from her for eight days. She was falsely accused, by the Minister of Law and Order, of carrying out the Khotso House bombing in ...
 
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