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Special Report Transcript Episode 4, Section 5, Time 20:34

But Hlongwane was also a victim. He claims he went to see the ANC to explain why he had started working for the security police. After telling them his story, he was sent to ANC camps in Zambia, Angola and Uganda. There he was repeatedly beaten and tortured and in February 1991 was sentenced by an ANC tribunal to 15 years hard labour. // Beatings continued and you’ll find that, you know, I will eat maybe once in a week. And the prison warders that were there, you know, were the people who didn’t have any mercy for people like myself. Because they said no, they caught a big fish. And from there I still remember Mister Nzo presently a foreign minister of South Africa, Mr. Alfred Nzo also came there. And I had the hope he was going to help me. He also, you know, dealt with me physically.

Notes: TRC testimony: Patrick Hlongwane

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The ANC established bases in several African countries. The Department of Intelligence and Security (DIS), together with the military headquarters of MK, had control over residential centres and the Angolan camps, including 'Camp 32' or the Morris Seabelo Rehabilitation Centre (popularly known as ...
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