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Vlakplaas

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a farm near Pretoria used as a base for police hit squads

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A senior member of MK intelligence who was abducted from Swaziland in June 1986 by Vlakplaas operatives on the instructions of Security Branch Headquarters. He was assaulted near the Oshoek border post with Swaziland and again at Daisy farm, near Pretoria. A senior Security Branch Headquarters ...
He is presumed to have been burnt to death by Vlakplaas operatives at Vlaklaagte, KwaNdebele, during July 1986. Mr Mabena and eight other youth activists had been recruited by Vlakplaas askaris for supposed military training when they were killed. The house they were staying in was set alight and ...
The Security Branch then spread a rumour that they had been killed by the ANC on suspicion of being police informers. The operation was conducted by Vlakplaas and Section D of Security Branch headquarters. Nineteen operatives from Vlakplaas and Security Branch headquarters, were granted amnesty by ...
An MK operative, and one other, were shot dead by a joint Vlakplaas and Eastern Transvaal Security Branch team in Manzini, Swaziland, on 22 November 1983. One member from Security Branch Headquarters, responsible for authorising the attack, and four Eastern Transvaal and three Vlakplaas operatives ...
... of the Port Elizabeth Black Civic Organisation (PEBCO) who was abducted with two others from the Port Elizabeth airport in a joint Eastern Cape and Vlakplaas operation on 8 May 1985. The 'PEBCO 3' were severely assaulted before being shot dead. Their bodies were doused with diesel fuel, set ...
A former student activist who was abducted, shot and killed by a member of the Transkei Security Branch and a group of Vlakplaas askaris at Cala, Transkei, on 24 September 1985. The commander of Vlakplaas and an askari were granted amnesty for the incident, while the Transkei Security Branch member ...
The commander of MK’s Natal military machinery, and one other were shot dead by a Joint Vlakplaas and Eastern Transvaal Security Branch team in Manzini, Swaziland, on 22 November 1983. One member from Security Branch Headquarters, responsible for authorising the attack, and four Eastern Transvaal ...
Elizabeth Black Civic Organisation (PEBCO) who was abducted with two other PEBCO members from the Port Elizabeth airport in a joint Eastern Cape and Vlakplaas operation on 8 May 1985. The PEBCO Three were severely assaulted, and then shot dead. Their bodies were doused with diesel fuel, set alight ...
to the cause of death, including illness and poisoning. The Commission was unable to make a finding on Mr Ngwenya’s death.While he was in custody, Vlakplaas operatives had illegally searched his house in Mbabane, Swaziland, in 1988, and threatened the occupants. A Vlakplaas operative was granted ...
A UDF supporter who disappeared from Mamelodi, Pretoria, on 9 July 1986. It is assumed he was burnt to death by Vlakplaas operatives in Vlaklaagte, KwaNdebele, during July 1986. He and eight other youths recruited by Vlakplaas askaris for supposed military training were killed and the house they ...
An askari who died while being severely assaulted and suffocated with a rubber tube at Vlakplaas during 1989, after he had allegedly been absent without leave and had lost his firearm. His body was buried in an unmarked grave at on the farm. Ten Vlakplaas operatives were granted amnesty for the ...
... by members of the Eastern Transvaal Security Branch, who suspected him of being an ANC supporter. His body was later completely destroyed by Vlakplaas operatives using explosives at the Verdacht weapons range. Four Vlakplaas operatives, including the commander, were granted amnesty for the ...
An MK operative who was shot and injured during an arrest by Vlakplaas operatives and members of the SAP’s Special Task Force at Vosloorus, Transvaal , on 7 November 1988. Despite his injuries he was immediately interrogated and severely assaulted, dying shortly thereafter. Five Vlakplaas ...
Skhosana is assumed to have been burnt to death by Vlakplaas operatives at Vlaklaagte, KwaNdebele, during July 1986. He and eight other youth activists were recruited by Vlakplaas askaris for supposed military training when they were killed and the house they were staying in was set alight. The ...
An informer who was shot dead by Vlakplaas operatives near Nelspruit during November 1991, allegedly because it was feared that he would disclose sensitive information about covert operations of the Soweto Security Branch. Mr Bambo, a Mozambican citizen, and several others had been apprehended by ...
An MK commander who was injured in an attack by Vlakplaas operatives at his home in Mbabane, Swaziland, during 1986. The operation, allegedly authorised by Security Branch Headquarters, was conducted at the request of the Eastern Transvaal Security Branch. The commander of Vlakplaas was granted ...
grenades. Once inside the venue (the pumphouse of an abandoned mine), explosives were detonated, killing three. Five Security Branch operatives from Vlakplaas , Security Branch Head-quarters, the Eastern Transvaal and Soweto Security Branches, including the commander of Vlakplaas and his ...
Coetzee, a former Vlakplaas commander who had exposed the activities of Vlakplaas, survived an attempt on his life by Security Branch operatives in 1991. A bomb intended for him detonated when his attorney activated a tape recorder. His attorney died in the explosion. Nine Security Branch ...
A PAC member who was shot dead in his home in Sikwane, Botswana on 23 April 1990 by Vlakplaas operatives. His wife, three sons and a security guard were also killed in the attack. The house was destroyed with explosives. Mr Chand allegedly assisted PAC members infiltrating South Africa. Eight ...
An MK operative who survived an attack on a house in Manzini, Swaziland by a joint Vlakplaas and Eastern Transvaal Security Branch team on 22 November 1983. Mr Lawrence was later held in ANC custody on suspicion of being an informer, and subsequently died. The Security Branch denied that he had ...
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