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SADF killed ‘terrorist’ whose weapon was art – and still it lives on

Mail & Guardian | Vusumzi Vusi Melane:

Early on the morning of June 14 1985, the South African Defence Force (SADF) launched an attack on the ANC in the sovereign state of Botswana, killing several people. One of the casualties was 37-year-old Harry Thamsanqa “Thami” Mnyele.

A day later, a proud Craig Williamson appeared on TV and told South Africa about the military operation in Gaborone, the capital of Botswana. He also mentioned that Thami Mnyele and some friends had been killed and showed the weapons that were allegedly found at the site. Williamson said: “Thami was a terrorist.”… Read more

Image: Harry Thamsanqa “Thami” Mnyele

 

2018-10-23T18:37:08+00:00