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an informal group of community 'police' active in crushing local support for the UDF and ANC in the rural Cape towns of Ashton and Zolani in the late 1980s. In a number of violent attacks, the Amasolomzi acted in concert with the police to arrest and assault scores of people, and were themselves victims of counter-attacks by UDF supporters.

the town of Ashton where most people depend on seasonal work on farms and the canning factories for a living. In the late eighties vigilantes called Amasolomzi took control of Zulani township. It all started when a group of parents decided that their children should be disciplined. // Dit was nie ...
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