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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.

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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 H

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NameAgeDescription
HAYI, Zonisele Brevis42An ANC supporter who was shot in the thigh and injured on his way to work in Katlehong, Transvaal, allegedly by members of the SAP, on 3 June 1993.References
HAYIYA, Gidion Zamiqhinga 28An ANC supporter who was detained and charged with murder on 15 November 1985 in Middelburg, Cape. He was convicted and sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment. He had allegedly refused to act as a police informer.References
HAYNES, DerrekWas injured when APLA operatives opened fire in the Crazy Beat Disco in Newcastle, Natal, on 14 February 1994. See APLA attacks.References
HAYTER, GBWas injured when MK operatives detonated an explosive in a car outside the South African Air Force (SAAF) headquarters in Church Street, Pretoria, on 20 May 1983. Twenty one people were killed and two hundred and seventeen injured. The overall commander of M K ’s Special Operations Unit and two MK operatives were granted amnesty (AC/2001/003 and AC/2001/023). See Church Street Bombing, Pretoria.References
HEERS, Katy32An ANC member who was detained for two months on 27 May 1986 in Jansenville, Cape. During her detention, she was beaten by members of the SAP.References
HEISE, Khabele59Was shot dead in Dube, Soweto, Johannesburg, on 8 March 1992 during political conflict between IFP and ANC supporters in the area.References
HEKA, Nonceba Priscilla Majola34A UDF supporter whose home was burnt down in Somerset East, Cape, in May 1985 during a state of emergency and a period of consumer boycotts.References
HEKTOOR, Andries Hector35An ANC supporter who was shot and injured by members of the SAP in Robertson, Cape, on 11 April 1990. Police fired teargas into a crowded hall where residents were meeting. Over one hundred people were treated for injuries relating to the subsequent stampede and shootings.References
HEKTOOR, Mienie33An ANC supporter who was shot and injured by members of the SAP in Robertson, Cape, on 11 April 1990. Police fired teargas into a crowded hall where residents were meeting. Over one hundred people were treated for injuries relating to the subsequent stampede and shootings.References
HELA, Khayalethu19An ANC supporter who was shot and injured by members of the SAP in Stutterheim, Cape, on 9 October 1985, while on his way from a public meeting.References
HELESI, Vuyani Richard16Was severely beaten and partially paralysed by a named member of the SAP on 7 November 1986 in Grahamstown, Cape. Subsequent civil action found in favour of the perpetrator.References
HEMPSTEAD, TWas injured in what became known as the Magoo’s Bar Bombing in Durban on 14 June 1986. The explosion killed three women and injured at least seventy four other people. Seven MK operatives were granted amnesty (AC/2001/128).References
HENNING, Izak Jacobus 51A commandant in the South African Air Force (SAAF) who was killed when MK operatives detonated an explosive in a car outside the SAAF headquarters in Church Street, Pretoria, on 20 May 1983. Twenty one people were killed and two hundred and seventeen were injured. The overall commander of MK’s Special Operations Unit and two MK operatives were granted amnesty (AC/2001/003 and AC/2001/023). See Church Street Bombing, Pretoria.References
HENRY, Mark ‘Yazir’ 19An MK operative who was arrested at his family home in Grassy Park, Cape Town, on 17 November 1989. Named Security Branch members extorted the whereabouts of an MK operative from him by threatening to kill his family members. He was detained under section 29 until 22 March 1990.References
HERBST, Abraham Johannes WieseHe suffered severe trauma when APLA operatives, armed with automatic weapons and hand grenades, stormed the Yellowwoods hotel, in Fort Beaufort, Cape, on 23 March 1993 and opened fire on staff and patrons. One person was shot dead in the attack. Three perpetrators were granted amnesty (AC/2000/225). See APLA attacks. References
HERBST, Jacqueline Edna 21Was severely beaten with rifle butts by members of the SADF 32 Battalion, in Tokoza, Transvaal, on 8 April 1992. Ms Herbst was one of more than one hundred Phola Park residents including women and teenagers assaulted by members of 32 Battalion after an SADF member was shot and injured in Phola Park. Two women were also shot dead and at least four raped during the raid. An investigation by Justice Goldstone concluded that the soldiers had acted in a manner ‘completely inconsistent with the function of a peacekeeping force’ and recommended that the unit should not be used for peacekeeping duties anywhere in South Africa.References
HERCULES, Ebrahim19A member of the BMW who was detained in 1987 in Bonteheuwel, Cape Town, and severely tortured at the Bishop Lavis police station by named and other members of a special police Unrest Investigation Unit. He later served over two and a half years of a five year prison term.References
HERMANS, Gilbert ThembileA UDF supporter who was hacked to death by AZAPO members during political conflict in Port Elizabeth on 20 October 1985.References
HERMANUS, Doris Novakele49A Black Local Authority mayoress whose house was burnt down in Cradock, Cape, on 21 July 1985, in political unrest following the killing of the Cradock Four.References
HERMANUS, Manuel Richard27Was shot dead by members of the SAP in Wattville, Benoni, Transvaal, on 1 May 1986 when police disrupted a May Day rally. Other people were also wounded in the incident.References
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