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Blanket amnesty for top ANCs

statement by Bantu Holomisa and Roelf Meyer The Amnesty Committee of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission has now asked legal opinion on its decision to grant amnesty to Mr Thabo Mbeki and 36 other top ANC officials. Since granting amnesty, the Committee has not informed the nation for which human rights transgressions these amnesties were granted. As a matter of fact, the Committee has indicated that they need not do any explaining. This is of [...]

December 9th, 1997|1997 Archive, Archives|Comments Off on Blanket amnesty for top ANCs

TRC hearing of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

statement by Bantu Holomisa and Roelf Meyer The past two weeks’ hearing before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Ms Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has revealed a number of things ‘that went horribly wrong’ during the time of Ms Madikizela-Mandela’s association with the so-called Mandela United Football Club. Details aside, our country now demands clear reaction from the ANC leadership if it is serious about the aim of the TRC, namely to get to the truth about [...]

December 5th, 1997|1997 Archive, Archives|Comments Off on TRC hearing of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Roelf Meyer visits PW Botha

statement by UDM Media Manager on behalf of Roelf Meyer This morning I visited Mr PW Botha at his home in Wilderness. It was a private visit that was already arranged two months ago to coincide with my visit to the Southern Cape and Mr Botha's availability. The visit had no connection with Mr Botha's present relations with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, although the issue did come up during our discussions. It needs to [...]

November 20th, 1997|1997 Archive, Archives, Media statements: UDM|Comments Off on Roelf Meyer visits PW Botha