Saturday, May 18, 2013

Free the Boeremag in South Africa

Although being in custody since 2002, the first treason trial in South African history post apartheid regime started on the 19th of May 2003 under high security at the Palace of Justice at the Pretoria High Court. Members of the Boeremag group are being tried for allegedly planning to overthrow the African National Congress (ANC) led government. It is ironically the same place in which former president Nelson Mandela, the late Walter Sisulu and six others were tried for planning to overthrow the apartheid government during the infamous Revonia Treason Trial of 1964.Boeremag Trial Marks its 10th Anniversary. (13 photos)


Boeremag Trial Marks its 10th Anniversary.

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Although being in custody since 2002, the first treason trial in South African history post apartheid regime started on the 19th of May 2003 under high security at the Palace of Justice at the Pretoria High Court. Members of the Boeremag group are being tried for allegedly planning to overthrow the African National Congress (ANC) led government. It is ironically the same place in which former president Nelson Mandela, the late Walter Sisulu and six others were tried for planning to overthrow the apartheid government during the infamous Revonia Treason Trial of 1964.