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OSS, Andrew

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Was stabbed and burnt to death by members of the ‘Gaddaffi’ faction of the ANC-aligned Khutsong Youth Congress (KYC) in Khutsong, Carletonville, Transvaal , in June 1990 while selling ANC T-shirts at the local taxi rank. Violence between two rival factions of the KYC, the ‘Zim-zims’ and the ‘Gaddaffis’, resulted in at least 17 deaths between 1989 and 1991 before a peace pact took effect in May 1991.

Wouter Mentz are applying for amnesty for more than 40 incidents. Cases covered in this week?s hearings are the torture and murder of Jackson Maake, Andrew Makupe and Harold Sefolo, the murder of the ?Nietverdiend Ten,? the assassinations of activists Dr Ribeiro and his wife, Florence, the ...
... Aggett, Suliman Saloojee, Nicodemas Kgoathe; incidents of police brutality against black youth in the 1980s; the torture and murder of Jacob Maake, Andrew Makope and Harold Sefolo by the South African Police's Vlakplaas operatives; and lastly, human rights violations committed by the ANC, ...
... community leaders and Durban lawyer, Griffiths Mxenge. He was mentioned again by the relatives of three Mamelodi men who died in 1987. Jocob Maake, Andrew Makope and Harold Sefolo’s bodies were packed with explosives and blown up by members of the hit squads. This week, the widows of Sefolo and ...
Dirk Coetzee for the 1981 murder of Durban lawyer Griffiths Mxenge. Taylor is due to tell the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that the students possessed a limpet mine. The students were taken to Phoenix Railway Station and made to kneel. A policeman was stationed behind each one. Every ...
Within three years of joining the ANC underground Phila was commanding all Umkhonto we Sizwe operations in Natal from her base in Swaziland. She was 24, with a makarov pistol on one hip and a baby boy on the other, but the same leadership qualities which turned tiny Phila Ndwande into respected MK ...
That concludes today’s hearing, we will now adjourn. // After the formal proceedings were over an extraordinary and utterly informal meeting took place in the empty city hall.
Robben Island was a place where apartheid like in all prisons was carried out. Before we talk about the day to day human rights violations of individual prison warders the mere fact that you were black, your clothing was different as if the weather treated you differently. Your food was different, ...
You were there to protect not to attack, not to kill. // Yes it is so sir. // Can you explain how you can possibly think you were protecting anybody when these four people were being beaten by a vast crowd? Why should it be necessary for you to join in beating them with an iron rod?
Phila Ndwandwe was a University of Durban-Westville student in 1985 when she was recruited into ‘Operation Butterfly,’ a unit of the military wing of the African National Congress, by this man. Phila was a comrade with outstanding qualities, although she was young, she was exceptionally bright. ...
The disappearance of the three Mamelodi men remained a mystery for almost 10 years. Elizabeth Maake, Lizzie Sefolo and Mabel Makupe had to read the story of their death in the newspaper. We have known since the beginning of the year that Mamasela was there when Maake, Makupe and Sefolo were ...
They took ice cubes and forced them into my anus. One policeman ordered them to bring the electrocution equipment. While these ice cubes were in my anus I was electrocuted. // This little bottle of milk was going to be poured onto my forehead. I didn’t know what was happening. They were aiming ...
We used the generator. There were two wires, one was connected to his foot and one was connected to his hand. Then when you switched the generator on it shocks the person and his body goes rigid. During the interrogation it became clear that his contact in Mamelodi was a certain Andrew Makupe.
Andrew Makupe was a member of the ANC. // He was a nice guy. He was like a brother to me, a father. He was everything to me, because he had no sister, he’s the only child to his mother. So I was like a sister to him. We were a very happy family.
... were banished there. At this week’s truth hearings three more veterans added their voices to the growing story of prison life on the island, Andrew Masondo, Hanry Makgothi and Johnson Mlambo; all arrived on South Africa’s Alcatraz in 1963 as convicted Umkhonto we Sizwe and Poqo ...
... was full of Christmas holiday makers and shoppers when a bomb hidden in the arcade went off. The ANC claimed responsibility, and later a youth Andrew Zondo was arrested, charged and hanged for the offence. Five people died in the blast, among them Cornelius Smit. He was eight years old. At ...
Mbeki also spoke about the Amanzimtoti supermarket bomb in 1985 where five people were killed and more than 40 injured. MK cadre Andrew Zondo planted the bomb after hearing about a South African attack on Lesotho in which more than forty people died. Zondo was later hanged for this deed.
unit got involved. Dutton nailed seven policemen including none other than the new police station commander, Captain Brian Mitchell. In 1992 Justice Andrew Wilson was the man who sentenced Mitchell to death. This week it was Judge Wilson’s task to consider setting him free. How did a policeman ...
... of their loved ones. Joe Mamasela confessed during the De Kock trial that he was involved in the abduction, torture and execution of Jackson Maake, Andrew Makupe and Harold Sefolo. But it was warrant officer Paul van Vuuren and Captain Jacques Hechter who applied for amnesty this week for these ...
Christopher Nangalembe was an ANC Youth League member and organizer of the civil protection unit in Sebokeng’s notorious Zone 7. On the 5th of January 1991 he was abducted and murdered. At the Truth Commission hearings this week Mandla Nangalembe identified his brother’s kidnappers as members ...
Christopher Nangalembe was an ANC Youth League member and organizer of the civil protection unit in Sebokeng’s notorious Zone 7. On the 5th of January 1991 he was abducted and murdered. At the Truth Commission hearings this week Mandla Nangalembe identified his brother’s kidnappers as members ...
 
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