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The victims' index provides a comprehensive listing of the known victims of politically motivated crimes during the apartheid era, as identified through the TRC.


The list provides detailed information related to personal loss, death or injury, as well as the victim's age at the time of the incident.

TRC Victims - Letter G

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GASA, Mzini Elliot29An ANC supporter who was arrested and severely beaten by named members of the Security Branch at John Vorster Square police station in Johannesburg in April 1977 while he was being interrogated about banned literature in his possession. He was then imprisoned on Robben Island, Cape Town, for one year.References
GASA, Ngidleni53Her home was burnt down by Inkatha supporters in Wartburg, Natal, on 28 January 1990, in intensifying political conflict in the area.References
GASA, Phillip Muzikayise48An Inkatha councillor who was stabbed to death when ANC supporters attacked his house in Ntuzuma, near Durban, on 17 February 1990. References
GASA, Phumezweni Christopher43An ANC supporter who was shot and stabbed to death in an attack on his home in Umbumbulu, KwaZulu, near Durban, by Inkatha supporters on 24 October 1986. Their house was burnt down in the attack.References
GASA, Sweetness Mana30Her house and possessions were destroyed in an arson attack at Bhambayi, near KwaMashu, Durban, in 1992, during intense conflict between IFP and ANC supporters in the area.References
GASA, Thembinkosi Jonathan40An Inkatha supporter who lost his house, shop, and vehicle in an arson attack by Inkatha supporters in Ntuzuma, near Durban, on 1 November 1988 in an internal feud in the organisation.References
GASEALAHWE, Lentikile Joseph37An ANC supporter who was arrested and severely beaten by Bophuthatswana Police in Pudimoe, Bophuthatswana, on 9 April 1990, while attending a community mass meeting.References
GASEBUE, Monamodi Sylvester20A UDF supporter who was shot dead by named perpetrators in Huhudi, near Vryburg, Transvaal, on 25 November 1987 while attending a meeting with fellow ‘comrades’.References
GASEKOMA, Orateng73A member of the Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa (CONTRALESA) who was tortured by Bophuthatswana Police while in detention in September 1993 in Pudimoe, Bophuthatswana, allegedly because he was opposed to the former Bophuthatswana government.References
GASELA, Legina59An IFP supporter whose house in Richmond, Natal, was burnt down by ANC supporters on 16 August 1991, because her son was a prominent member of the IFP.References
GASELA, Ntombizanele 40She had her house burnt down by IFP supporters during political conflict in Bhambayi, near KwaMashu, Durban, on 15 March 1993. At least eighteen people were killed in political violence in Bhambayi in March 1993. Seventy five homes were burnt down. See ‘Red’ and ‘Green’ factions. References
GASELA, Phoyisa30Was shot and wounded when ANC security guards at the ANC headquarters at Shell House, Johannesburg, opened fire on a crowd of IFP marchers, on 28 March 1994. At least nine marchers were killed and around one hundred were injured. Ten ANC security guards were granted amnesty (AC/2000/142).References
GASELA, Thamsanqa Francis37An IFP supporter who was shot dead by ANC supporters in Richmond, Natal, on 16 August 1991.References
GATITE, John WeliWas killed by Inkatha supporters in Newcastle, Natal, on 22 April 1990, in political conflict in the area.References
GAVU, Gugulethu MzwabantuWas shot dead by members of the SAP in Langa, Uitenhage, Cape, on 21 March 1985, when police opened fire on mourners marching to a funeral. At least twenty people were killed and many injured in the shooting. See Langa shootings.References
GAVU, Mavis Busisiwe35An IFP supporter whose house was burnt down by ANC supporters in Kwa-Makhutha, Amanzimtoti, near Durban, on 1 July 1992.References
GAWU, Bannie Anton 18An ANC member who disappeared from Port Elizabeth in 1980. He was a student at St Joseph’s Catholic School. He is believed to have been killed in an ANC camp in Luanda, Angola.References
GAWULA, Buyisile21Was shot by members of the Ciskei Defence Force (CDF) in Bisho, Ciskei, on 7 September 1992 during an ANC protest march to demand free political activity in Ciskei. Thirty people were killed and two hundred people injured in what became known as the Bisho massacre. Two members of the former CDF were refused amnesty for the shooting (AC/2000/122).References
GAYI, Vuyo Newell33Was severely assaulted with batons by members of the SADF in Uitenhage, Cape, in 1985, while he was walking home with friends, allegedly breaking a curfew during the state of emergency.References
GAZU, Gugu Clarice17Her home and possessions were burnt in an arson attack by Inkatha supporters at KwaDweshula, Port Shepstone, Natal, on 24 March 1989 in intensifying conflict between UDF and Inkatha supporters in the area.References
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