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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

Williamson, Craig

Williamson was in charge of the Intelligence unit of the Special Branch. He was Deputy Director of the IUEF in Geneva which helped him to infiltrate the ANC. He was the mastermind behind the murders of Ruth First and Jeanette and Katrine Schoon. He was exposed as a spy in 1980 and was given amnesty at the TRC.

This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. Return to the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory site.