10
Aug
12

Boeremag defendants: leftovers of apartheid or freedom fighters?

The Boeremag trial currently underway in South Africa has seen new defendants standing in the dock. Judge Eben Jordaan has found that Boeremag activist Tom Forster played a leading role in a rightwing coup plot back in 2002. Another accused is Dirk Hanekom. South African media reports that in total about 20 men have been charged with treason, murder, attempted murder, and additional charges including sabotage, terrorism, manufacturing explosives, and the illegal possession of firearms. Read further…

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