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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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

Malan, Magnus

Malan's entire career has been with the South African army, culminating in his service as Minister of Defence under P W Botha for 11 years. In 1996 he was tried for alleged involvement in acts of political violence perpetrated by the Security Police in the 1980s. He was acquitted of these charges.

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