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Special Report
Transcripts for Section 3 of Episode 4

10:26Cross-border raids, a way for police and soldiers to earn medals. To exiled South Africans living in neighbouring states, it only meant death and destruction. This is the tragic story of Jaquiline Quin, her husband Leon Meyer, also known as Joe, their daughter, Phoenix and a close family Quin. The place, a suburb of Maseru, the time 4 days before Christmas, 1985. // Two days after Phoenix’s first birthday, the family were at home together. Obviously preparing for Christmas in a week’s time, because the present Jackie was making for Phoenix was at the sewing machine. In the middle of the night, under cover of darkness disguised, camouflaged men with silencers on their guns burst into Jackie’s home and murdered her; an unarmed, defenceless women in the supposed sanctuary of her home. They murdered Joe too, who survived long enough to drag himself to the neighbours and tell them what had happened. They left 12 month old Phoenix, traumatized, and alone with her dead mother in their ...moreFull Transcript and References
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