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sjambok

Explanation
a long whip, originally of rhino hide

I then Xoliswa handed the sjambok (whip) to Mrs Mandela, and she whipped, whipped Stompie…We were singing freedom songs so that the neighbours could not hear the noise and Stompie crying. Mrs Mandela and Richardson lifted Stompie and dropped him several times on the concrete in Mrs Mandela’s ...
Katiza took the sjambok and he hit me on the head with the back of the sjambok. One guy came in with a big bottle of Coca Cola and hit us on our knees. By then we had already confessed to being raped by the white reverend, because we couldn’t afford the beating any longer.
And they said you kidsaround this village like to strike too much. And they said we don’t want to ask any questions any more. And all of them came to me and hit me. The time that they were hitting me, the last person who hit me, the sjambok went into my eye and my eye was splitted.
you wanted to answer, then she start beating you. So we were screaming a lot and they were singing while we were being beaten. Mrs. Mandela began to sjambok us; we were sjambokked for quite a long ...
... my cell they said I should come and see what is happening to Sipho. He had a cut beneath his chin. The time when I was in there Sithole took the sjambok and hit him. Sipho seemed to be the person who was already beaten before I arrived. One of the policemen was a white one, instructed Sipho to ...
... and nobody was going to do a single thing about it. This went on for about a month and I became quite desperate. The daily litany of suffering, of sjambok wounds of lacerations, of horrible injuries, of mentally retarded young men who were detained for no rhyme or reason, elderly gentlemen who ...
And they kicked Sipho. Then Sithole began to hit him with a sjambok because Sithole said Sipho tried to burn his house. When I was still there we didn’t agree that allegation what Sithole made, that we were trying to burn his house. Then they ordered us to go out of the cell. I was taken to cell ...
he saw … when he examined my late father. // What were his findings? // They found my father had a lot of marks, that he’d been whipped with a sjambok, he had also been beaten with the buckle of a belt on his body. Even the doctor, Joubert, had also been told by my father before he died that ...
And you stated that Mrs. Madikizela-Mandela started hitting you with open hands, with fists and also with a sjambok. Can you confirm that? // It was just claps, open hands only. // These incidents occurred on the 29th of December. Are you saying that Mrs. Madikizela-Mandela was present at this ...
They were singing there. The time when we were beaten up, they were singing freedom songs there. After a while she ordered someone to bring the sjambok. Then she started sjambokking us. Again, we were made to lie down being sjambokked by her.
... inflicted an injury to Mr. Sono and how was that injury inflicted? What did you see? // When I entered the garage it was Mrs. Mandela holding a sjambok. She was whipping Lolo Sono and Richardson, he was standing kicking and the other, the Mandela Football Team, they were surrounding. // Yes? ...
... on the assault on the four activists on 29 December 1989 also corroborated that given earlier by Pelo Mekgwe and Xoliswa Falati. // I brought a sjambok and then I handed it over to Mrs. Mandela and then she whipped Stompie. She’s the first to whip Stompie. She’s said he’s sleeping with ...
... by the amnesty applicant and the victim differ materially. They rejected Niewoudt’s version that he had simply struck Jack a few times with a sjambok and accepted Jack’s version of a far more vicious assault and torture. They also said they were not convinced of a political objective and ...
... with fists what happened? // They kicked us, they lifted us up and we were thrown to the ground. After some time they started hitting us with sjamboks. // Who started hitting you with sjamboks? // Mrs. Mandela started hitting me with a sjambok. We were lying down. // Mrs. Madikizela-Mandela ...
... It was not like that. The one was standing this side the other was standing on the side. I was just in the middle of the table when the other one sjamboks me the other one will sjambok me until they were tired of assaulting ...
 
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