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Umkhonto we Sizwe

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(Xhosa: 'Spear of the Nation') the military wing of the ANC

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... tactic of framing activists as informers. Other segments include the killing of political suspects. Family members of SWAPO leader Anton Lubowski, Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) soldier Anton Fransch and the Gugulethu Seven give testimony. We also hear testimonies from victims of APLA?s attack on the St ...
... killing seven people. In Pretoria we hear testimonies from survivors of the Silverton bank siege and the Church Street bombing carried out by Umkhonto we Sizwe and also from the sister of Leon Meyer ? who was killed in the 1985 Maseru cross border raid by the security forces. From Beaufort ...
This episode reports on the honorary reburial of five ANC cadres, members of an Umkhonto we Sizwe cell ?The Butterfly Unit? - Phila Ndwandwe, Bheki Mkwanazi and Mbova Mzimela - exhumed from unmarked graves and members of ?Operation Vula? - Charles Ndaba and Mbuso Tshabalala - whose bodies were ...
Umkhonto we Sizwe submission, Armed Forces hearing
... died a different kind of death. Like Maki Skosana she was innocent, her only sin was that she sat down in a Boksburg restaurant targeted by an Umkhonto we Sizwe bomber. Someone has to answer her father’s questions. ...
... five policemen who drugged, killed and burned Eastern Cape activist Sizwe Kondile and on the special hearings on the old Defence Force and police, Umkhonto we Sizwe and APLA in Cape Town. Please join us next Sunday at six, good ...
Umkhonto we Sizwe soldier Robert McBride was given three death sentences for planting the bomb. After four years on death row he was reprieved and in 1991 given amnesty. He is now a diplomat at the Department of Foreign Affairs. This made the sisters of one of those killed in the Why not Bar, ...
On the last day of the armed forces hearing the ANC’s armed wing Umkhonto we Sizwe came under the spotlight. But after the two massive ANC submissions already made to the Truth Commission there was little that had not already been heard before. However, Cabinet Minister Mac Maharaj did respond ...
... more information than the actions of the applicant. This is the story of how police confessions have lifted a cloud of suspicion from a member of Umkhonto we Sizwe who was blamed by his community and his colleagues for the deaths of three of his comrades. ...
... in the bush during the war on our borders. But post traumatic stress disorder is also a condition suffered by many thousands of former soldiers of Umkhonto we Sizwe and APLA, present and former policemen and ordinary people who have suffered conflict and violence. In Hanover in the Karoo this ...
‘After the break: // Special forces and the murder of the Ribeiro couple // What does ‘eliminate’ mean? // Umkhonto we Sizwe.’
The skull is his daughter’s, Phila Portia Ndwandwe, 24 when she died. An Umkhonto we Sizwe commander in Natal; mother of baby Thabang, born in Swaziland in 1987. In October 1988 Ndwandwe was abducted from Manzini to Pietermaritzburg. The people who sold her out were comrades. Her abductors: four ...
... massacre started a period of open state terror. The 90 day detention law was passed on May 1, 1963. A series of arrests began soon after. Head of Umkhonto we Sizwe in the Cape Peninsula Looksmart Khulile Ngudle was the second death in detention under this law. Police claimed that he had ...
story of prison life on the island, Andrew Masondo, Hanry Makgothi and Johnson Mlambo; all arrived on South Africa’s Alcatraz in 1963 as convicted Umkhonto we Sizwe and Poqo ...
... it means is that it’s not a bunch of ex soldiers getting together having a braaivleis and swopping bush stories. What it is, is SWAPO, ANC, APLA, Umkhonto we Sizwe, Koevoet, Recces, all the units, every single unit, everybody whoever was trained in any way militarily getting together and just ...
In the late 1980s a number of Umkhonto we Sizwe cells operating in the Western Cape were cracked and leading members detained. Once detained the men who had hunted them down, all members of the police terrorist tracking unit, had two goals. The first was to extract information about arms, contacts ...
... Trade Centre negotiating their way towards change the Pan Africanist Congress was playing a different sort of game. While liberation armies like Umkhonto we Sizwe laid down arms, the PAC was arming and training young cadres in the townships to intensify a ‘people’s war.’ For the PAC this ...
KwaZulu-Natal Midlands ANC leader Reggie Hadebe and that he carried out one of the worst mass murders in the province.’ // ‘Mr Luthuli, a former Umkhonto we Sizwe soldier and IFP field organizer, has fled his Ulundi home and entered a state witness protection programme to disclose damaging ...
Zando’s older brother, Mbulelo, had skipped the country in 1976 along with a close family friend known both as Ephraim and Francis. Mbulelo joined Umkhonto we Sizwe. When Ephraim turned up in Kagiso in the early eighties it was understood that he was MK and operating underground. Zando entrusted ...
... in the power to remove the injustices. The injustices in which few right wing members have received amnesty and where thousands of ANC and Umkhonto we Sizwe members were not even charged and others of course were set free while Boers still sit in ...
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