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Special Report
Transcripts for Section 1 of Episode 1

00:00Intro visualsFull Transcript
00.29Welcome to the first Special Report on the Truth Commission. The Commission’s first hearings were held here: in the East London Town Hall and it’s been a week of raw emotion.Full Transcript
00.39Scenes from TRC hearingsFull Transcript
01:02We just heard on the door the police were banging with their guns and kicking the door and we all just jumped up, we did not know what to do, cause there was no one else there. It was only the three of us.Full Transcript
01:15We heard the anguish of widows of mothers and the victims themselves telling tales of disappearances, of torture, murder, and of suffering. We listen to their pleas for more information on the circumstances of the crimes and the names of the perpetrators. Who will tell their stories tonight, we’ll also show you some of their testimony, but tonight we will also introduce you to a man who has murdered dozens of anti-apartheid activists.Full Transcript
01:43They were brutalised, they were savagely assaulted, and they were ultimately killed. // What was your role in their assault? // My role was to strangle and choke them.Full Transcript
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