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This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

Questions which require the attention of the Commission

1 INTRODUCTION

2 STATE STRUCTURES AND LINES OF COMMAND

2.3.1     What is the full extent and nature of operations conducted by hit-squads linked to the CCB, Vlakplaas police unit, the Security Branch, JMCs, Military Intelligence and Directorate of Covert Collections, with particular reference to the gross violations of human rights such as assassinations and mass killings?

2.3.2     Who were the commanders and operatives of these structures, where are they currently located, and what has happened to the infrastructure they established or supervised?

2.3.3     What is the full extent and nature of operations conducted under the auspices of Adult Education Consultants and other such secret projects and front companies?

2.3.4     Who gave orders for the setting up of, and commanded operations of the vigilante groups, criminal gangs and hit squads identified in the submission?

2.3.5     Which of the armed actions were "false flag" operations, who gave the orders and who executed these operations?

2.3.6     To what extent were state structures involved in initiating or fanning violent conflict within the black community, including in particular between ANC and MDM structures or communities on the one hand, and such organisations as Inkatha and Azapo on the other?

3 AGENTS NETWORK

4 MURDERS AND ASSASSINATIONS

5 EXTERNAL DESTABILISATION AND AGGRESSION

5.2.1     Who authorised and commanded the operations to assist Unita and Renamo; what forms did these actions take; and when were they terminated?

5.2.2     What are the true facts behind the crash of the plane which was carrying President Samora Machel and other Mozambican officials, and who was responsible for this action?

5.2.3     Who authorised and commanded the activities of Koevoet, 5 Reconnaissance Regiment, 32 Battalion and other such units; and what have been their activities since their re-deployment within the country?

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