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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 MAR-MAS

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NameAgeDescription
MASEKO, Ezra Emmanuel Msimelolo 15Was shot dead by named members of the SAP near his home in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, on 21 October 1985. Witnesses asserted that Ezra had only his house keys in his hands and denied that he had been throwing stones. The inquest however accepted the police version and cleared the perpetrators of any wrongdoing.References
MASEKO, George 38Was shot and killed by hostel-dwellers in Tsakane, Brakpan, Transvaal, on 7 May 1985. Mr Maseko was called to join residents defending the area against attacks from hostel-dwellers.References
MASEKO, Israel 48An ANC supporter who was shot dead by IFP supporters in Emathunzi, KwaZulu, near Empangeni, Natal, on 27 July 1993.References
MASEKO, Jabu 20A member of the ANCYL who was shot in Belfast, Transvaal, during a meeting about rent increases on 4 January 1986.References
MASEKO, Jabu Dennis 32An ANC supporter who died of injuries after being shot and stabbed in Vosloorus, Transvaal, on 23 August 1990 during political conflict in the area.References
MASEKO, Jeffrey PaulosWas shot dead by members of the SAP in KwaGuga, Witbank, Transvaal, on 12 March 1990.References
MASEKO, Jerome Mlungisi 15Was killed by members of the SADF in Mpohomeni, near Howick, Natal, on 2 August 1991. The boy had left his home to visit his uncle when he was shot dead by members of 32 Batallion who were patrolling the area.References
MASEKO, JohannesWas shot dead by members of the SADF while leaving the Vusumuzi hostel, Tembisa, Transvaal, on 5 August 1991. Tembisa was one of many Transvaal townships embroiled in conflict between IFP and ANC supporters in the early 1990s.References
MASEKO, Johannes Sipho 37Was shot in the stomach and legs by members of the SAP in Jabavu, Soweto, Johannesburg, during a confrontation between police and residents on 25 September 1985. Mr Maseko and a friend were returning from work at the time. His friend was killed.References
MASEKO, John 21An ANC supporter who was shot dead in Katlehong, Transvaal, on 5 September 1993, allegedly by ANC supporters who suspected him of organising an attack on `comrades`.References
MASEKO, Joshua Nsizwa 16Was shot dead by members of the Municipal Police in Diepkloof, Soweto, Johannesburg, at a meeting to discuss a defence strategy for the community against Kabasa Gang vigilantes on 10 May 1986. Police disrupted the meeting, killing Joshua and two others.References
MASEKO, Khosi 16An ANC marshall who was stabbed, stoned and set alight by members of the `Gadaffi` faction of the Khutsong Youth Congress (KYC) in Khutsong, Carletonville, Transvaal, on 15 April 1990 during conflict after the ANC-aligned KYC split into two factions. The `Gadaffis` were younger `comrades` and the `Zim-zims` were older activists.References
MASEKO, LeonardWas shot dead by members of the SAP in Mhluzi, Middelburg, Transvaal, on a march to Middelburg police station on 21 November 1990. His body was found a day later. The march was organised by the ANCWL to protest against the harrassment of their children by Mhluzi and Middelburg police when police allegedly opened fire, killing five and injuring eight others.References
MASEKO, Lucky Ben 20Was shot dead in Tokoza, Transvaal, allegedly by IFP supporters, on 22 June 1992 during political conflict in the area.References
MASEKO, Maphuti David 62He had his home burnt down on 2 February 1980 at GaMatlala, Lebowa, by supporters of Chief BK Matlala because Mr Maseko resisted Lebowa`s proposed independence from South Africa.References
MASEKO, Mathews 41Was tortured and three family members were killed when members of the SAP burnt his home and vehicles during political conflict in Piet Retief, Transvaal, in May 1991.References
MASEKO, Mbuti PetrusWas severely assaulted by members of the SAP and SADF in Daveyton, Transvaal, on 23 November 1993 during conflict between IFP-aligned hostel-dwellers and ANC-supporting residents.References
MASEKO, Msonelwa Amos 19An ANC supporter who was shot and blinded in his right eye when police opened fire on people at a mass funeral in Likazi, KaNgwane on 23 March 1986.References
MASEKO, Nelson Zuzile 45An ANC supporter who was stabbed to death by named ANC supporters in Knysna, Cape, on 24 March 1990, after he had allegedly opposed certain practices by local ANC youth. His home and vehicle were also burnt in the attack.References
MASEKO, Ngcolongcolo Elliot 46Was severely beaten after his arrest by members of the SAP in Komatipoort, Transvaal, in February 1980. Mr Maseko refused to reveal the whereabouts of guns allegedly left by MK operatives who lived at his house. He was then detained for about eleven months.References
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