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Special Report
Transcripts for Section 6 of Episode 3

36:35It turned out to be a very appropriate name, Mbokodo, the stone that crushes. The name of the ANC’s security department while the ANC was still in exile in neighbouring states. The infiltration of South African government spies led to paranoia and the resulting rehabilitation camps became places of torture, humiliation and disappearances. // George Dube’s first run-in with ANC security was when he complained about food and conditions in camp. He ended up in the infamous Quatro camp at Quibaxe in Angola under the suspicion of being a spy. // We did hard labour, you worked like a pig with a shovel from morning to sunset, or else you’re chopping wood from morning to sunset. Hot as it is in Luanda, you know, it’s a hot climate there. Then, afterward you don’t have water to wash, they don’t have a pump here, the water comes with a tank, it’s for the officers, for cooking and for washing. You can spend a month or two without washing. We were being beaten almost every day ...moreFull Transcript and References
38:27Konyimane Ranyaka was a MK cadre who disappeared mysteriously. His brother, Molekoane has received conflicting statements from the ANC and is still seeking answers. // I’m bitter, very bitter. I know, our people, how they think you know, they mystify the ANC, they must separate the quest for democracy from irresponsible people. I am not questioning the ideals of democracy. I’ve sacrificed my youth for that. 1992 when I came back for the first time from exile, when I was here for a brief moment we tried to go to Shell House. This people, they acted the way I know, I’d knew they’d act. Because I was in Tanzania I know how ANC officials act. You see, if you are a ranking file person in the ANC, you’re nothing. You see, we used to call ourselves in Tanzania, ranking swine, you’d forgive me for saying that. That’s why I was not surprised. Full Transcript and References
39:43Towards the end of the third week of the Truth Commission hearings journalists wondered how these two men, who sit and listen to every word of disturbing evidence cope. // You know the Archbishop and I are the only two that are attending every day, every hearing for the four weeks. So, we probably are feeling it a little bit more. // It’s rough, it’s rough. Full Transcript
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