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Port Shepstone

Explanation
Between February and May 1991, 65 people were killed and 2000 families displaced from their homes in political violence in the Port Shepstone area.

This episode focuses on the HRV Committee hearings held in Port Shepstone and Beaufort West (12 to 14 August); in Pretoria (12 to 15 August) and the Amnesty Committee hearings held in Durban (12 to 14 August). The latter covers the amnesty applications of three ultra right wingers who opened fire ...
... civil war that has become a reality of life in KwaZulu-Natal in the last decade has left many thousands dead. In areas like the south coast around Port Shepstone the concept of human rights has become as strange as killing has become familiar. People there are tired of the conflict. Yet when the ...
George Mavundla’s wife and son were among seven people massacred by the IFP at Bhambule near Margate on July 4th, 1992. In that case five men, including the local chief, were convicted and sentenced. // The questions that are still difficult to me … this I don’t understand because when a ...
... to the end of this week’s Special Report. The Truth Commission’s Human Rights Violations Committee has hearings in Pretoria, Beaufort West and Port Shepstone this coming week and the Amnesty Committee sits in Durban. We’ll meet you again next Sunday with full background reports on all ...
... to the end of this week’s Special Report. The Truth Commission’s Human Rights Violations Committee has hearings in Pretoria, Beaufort West and Port Shepstone this coming week and the Amnesty Committee sits in Durban. We’ll meet you again next Sunday with full background reports on all ...
As the TRC left Port Shepstone this week the question of a third force remained. Selvan Chetty of the Network of Independent Monitors has spent years investigating claims that a hidden hand has intervened to pit one side against the other. // I think if you really want to look at the hidden hand ...
that if there were no amnesty, we would have not heard these stories, we would not have had the exhumations of the tombs. I remember one mother from Port Shepstone who had her son exhumed, she says that you know when they came back from exile, I was waiting that my son is coming back and all this ...
 
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