Eugene De Kock "prime evil"

this board is about a man who is a former police colonel, torturer and assassin. Nicknamed "Prime Evil" by the press, de Kock was the commanding officer of C1, a counter-insurgency unit of the South African Police that kidnapped, tortured, and murdered numerous anti-apartheid activists from the 1980s to the early 1990s. C1's victims included members of the African National Congress.
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Prime Evil - South Africa >> This film focuses on South Africa's most notorious government assassin under the apartheid regime, Eugene De Kock, nicknamed 'Prime Evil'. The story begins from his childhood where he was "described by his brother as a shy, lonely child."

Prime Evil This film focuses on South Africa's most notorious government assassin under the apartheid regime, Eugene De Kock, nicknamed 'Prime Evil'.

Eugene De Kock conducted operations where African leaders were burnt alive and had their hands and body parts chopped off and stored in jars.

South African prosecutors plan to charge four former members of the apartheid-era security forces for the 1983 murder of a young woman who had recently grad

960313so - Eugene De Kock Applies to the Truth Commission

- Eugene De Kock Applies to the Truth Commission

During the Durban session of the Truth Commission in May the Quinn family demanded to know who the killers were because the South African government had never admitted to their attack. It has now come to light that the killers were all members of the security police's Vlakplaas Unit. The leader of the death squad in Maseru was also the commander of Vlakplaas, Eugene de Kock. This information is contained in a sworn affidavit by De Kock's right hand man at Vlakplaas, warrant officer Willie…

During the Durban session of the Truth Commission in May the Quinn family demanded to know who the killers were because the South African government had never admitted to their attack. It has now come to light that the killers were all members of the security police's Vlakplaas Unit. The leader of the death squad in Maseru was also the commander of Vlakplaas, Eugene de Kock. This information is contained in a sworn affidavit by De Kock's right hand man at Vlakplaas, warrant officer Willie…

The TRC was a piece of high political theatre, also carried out in the name of “nation building.” Short on truth and long on reconciliation, it was designed for the benefit of the elite, black and white, but not for justice. No submission to the commission is permissible as evidence in court. None of the accomplices named by De Kock have been brought to trial, much less the bureaucrats and politicians who ordered and facilitated the murders carried out by Vlakplaas operatives.

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De Kock was sentenced in 1996 for the murders of Japie Kereng Maponya and the Nelspruit Five—Oscar Mxolisi Ntshota, Glenack Masilo Mama, Lawrence Jacey Nyelende, Khona Gabela and Tisetso Leballo. Four were shot and killed in an ambush in the early hours of March 26, 1992 outside Nelspruit, Mpumalanga province. The fifth, Leballo, was killed later the same day “and the body subsequently destroyed by means of explosives at Penge Mine near Weltevreden.

Lawyer demands killer De Kock’s release

Former police colonel and apartheid assassin Euegene de Kock at the Truth and Reconciliation hearings in 2000.

Former police colonel and apartheid assassin Euegene de Kock at the Truth and Reconciliation hearings in

Justice Minister Michael Masutha will announce on Thursday whether former apartheid-era police colonel Eugene de Kock will be granted parole. The minister is expected to make the announcement in Pretoria at 1130AM.De Kock was in charge of a police "death squad" at Vlakplaas, outside Pretoria, and was arrested in mid-1994. He was convicted and sentenced in the High Court in Pretoria in 1996.

Justice Minister Michael Masutha will announce on Thursday whether former apartheid-era police colonel Eugene de Kock will be granted parole. The minister is expected to make the announcement in Pretoria at 1130AM.De Kock was in charge of a police "death squad" at Vlakplaas, outside Pretoria, and was arrested in mid-1994. He was convicted and sentenced in the High Court in Pretoria in 1996.

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