Records of the Goldstone Commission of Enquiry into events at Phola Park when members of 32 Battalion allegedly assaulted, raped and murdered certain township residents. Includes court records, affidavits, statements, photos and medical records of individuals.
Records of Goldstone Commission enquiry (1992), an appeal heard in the Supreme Court (1994) and Amnesty Committee records.
Includes some Sebokeng records, 1990-1991.
These papers relate to the events which took place on June 17 1992 at nBoipatong, during which 39 people were murdered, several people injured and property was stolen or destroyed. There were accusations of police involvement in the crime.
The collection comprises 3 sets of documents: the Goldstone Commission of Enquiry (1992), the Appeal Court record with accompanying documents (1993-1994) and the Amnesty applications with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (1999).
Most of the trials are incomplete, some consisting of only one document. They include some cases brought by the State against individuals or groups charged with terrorism, etc; some are brought by detainees (assault, wrongful detentions etc.); there are 'Media' cases about undesirable publications, and cases in the Industrial Court involving trade unions such as National Union of Mineworkers and Food and Allied Workers Union, and dealing with industrial action; and Commissions of Inquiry.