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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 MB

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MBABELA, Gladman Mankenke 18A PEYCO member who was arrested and tortured in Port Elizabeth, on 15 August 1985. He was accused of being in possession of illegal firearms that police said were stolen from a policeman who had been killed earlier.References
MBADI, Moses Themba 27He had his house petrol-bombed by Inkatha supporters, some of whom are named, in Inanda, near KwaMashu, Durban, during 1989, in intensifying political conflict in the area.References
MBALA, Mthetho 26A UDF supporter who was tortured in detention by named members of the SAP in November 1985 at Burgersdorp police station, Cape. Mr Mbala was again tortured by being repeatedly admitted to a mental hospital in Queenstown in 1986.References
MBALANE, Mathwethu Sheshi 21He disappeared while schooling in 1983 in Butterworth, Transkei. He was thought to have gone to Lesotho but has never been seen again.References
MBALATI, Stranger Jabulani 27An ANCYL member who was tortured in police custody at John Vorster Square, Johannesburg, and Duiwelskloof police station, Lebowa, in 1990.References
MBALI, Abegail Nomvuselelo 33She had her home destroyed by IFP supporters, allegedly assisted by members of the SAP, at Inanda, near KwaMashu, Durban, on 3 March 1993, in ongoing political conflict in the area.References
MBALI, Buziwe 61An IFP supporter who died on 6 May 1991 in Izingolweni, near Port Shepstone, Natal, after being necklaced by named ANC supporters who accused her of witchcraft. There was political conflict in the area at the time.References
MBALI, Herbert FaneleAn ANC member who was abducted from Lesotho and detained by the Orange Free State Security Branch during November 1972. The Lesotho Government rendered a formal protest and Mr Mbali was returned to Lesotho. The divisional commander of Orange Free State (OFS) Security Branch and an operative from Security Branch Headquarters were granted amnesty (AC/2001/236).References
MBALI, Nozuko Monica 33She had her home and possessions burnt in an arson attack by IFP supporters, allegedly assisted by members of the ISU, in Bhambayi, near KwaMashu, Durban, during 1993. See `Red` and `Green` factions.References
MBALI, Thembeka Eunice 20A member of an ANC-supporting youth organisation, was beaten and injured by members of the Ciskei Police in Berlin, Cape, on 21 September 1985, when police used sjamboks to disperse a crowd holding a meeting in the area.References
MBALI-POTO, Thamsanqa 22A COSAS member who was killed in the Battle of Motale in Noordvaal, Transvaal, in 1989. He had fled the country after harassment by members of the SAP.References
MBALIGONTSI, VulindlelaAn ANC supporter who was attacked and killed by supporters of Chief Mdutshane in Flagstaff, Transkei, on 1 March 1994. Prior to his death he had attended a meeting called by Chief Samuel Mdutshane, where ANC supporters were either killed or stabbed. He escaped unharmed and thereafter refused to attend any meetings convened by the chief. Later, while attending to his business, he was shot dead by supporters of the chief.References
MBALISO, BanoyiAn iKongo member who was severely beaten while in police custody in 1960. See Pondoland revolt.References
MBALO, Michael Mfundisi 20A COSAS member who was detained in Mofolo, Soweto, Johannesburg, in August 1985.References
MBALO, Mini Agnes 73Was severely beaten with sjamboks by members of the SAP in Mbekweni, Paarl, Cape, in 1986, because her grandsons were political activists. One of them, Sammy Zandisile Mjobo, was shot dead in the Guguletu Seven incident.References
MBALULA, Nobekile 39An ANC member who was shot dead by members of the SAP on 4 July 1993 during a protest in Venterstad, Cape.References
MBALWA, CosterA local chief who lost his house in an arson attack by ANC supporters in May 1960 at Nikiwe, near Bizana, Transkei. Chiefs in the area were allegedly targeted as they were accused of favouring Trust land.References
MBAMBANI, Thobeka Sylvia 32An ANC supporter who was shot by members of the SAP during a stayaway in Elliot, Cape, in March 1990.References
MBAMBAZA, Nomvulazana Ellen 38Was severely beaten by members of the SAP in Port Elizabeth in 1986, while she was attending a mass funeral for 12 people killed in political unrest.References
MBAMBO, Andrias MduduziA UDF supporter who was shot and burnt to death in Mpumalanga, KwaZulu, near Durban, on 21 October 1988, in intense conflict between Inkatha and UDF supporters in the area.References
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