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Special Report Transcript Episode 3, Section 4, Time 25:13

Cornish Makhanya was arrested with 14 others in Lichtenburg in June, 1986. He was 18 at the time, and involved in student politics. He was taken to the police station. // They took this machine connected this two cords, they put them on my head, over my hair. They poured water on me, and put on this machine for a long time. And I continued to refuse talking. Another boss said to me, ‘this kaffir doesn’t want to talk, we must just kill this kaffir.’ They took this two cords, they put them on my private parts. After they put this cords on my private parts they put this machine on, I got torn underneath.

Notes: TRC testimony: Cornish Makhanya

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METHODIST CHURCH, JOHANNESBURG CORNISH MMEKO MAKHANYA GO134 JOHANNESBURG
 
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