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South Africa - Farm Attack Victims: 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016

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  • Abram Blignaut (1980 - 2019)
    Abram "Braam" Blignaut (1980 – 2019) Brief overview: Braam (39), was 35 when he was shot 4 times in the chest. One of the bullets severed Braam’s spinal cord and he was paralysed from the chest dow...
  • Cesar de Sousa Lopes (1956 - 2015)
    Cesar de Sousa Lopes (1956 - 2015) Brief overview: Cesar (59) lived alone on a smallholding in Northam, south of Thabazimbi, Limpopo. Lieutenant Colonel. Provincial police spokesperson Malesela Led...
  • Kobus Visser (1962 - 2016)
    Kobus Visser (1962 – 2016) Brief overview: Brief Biography: Other Victims/Family Funeral/Memorial The Farm/Smallholding The Region (Land disputes, other incidents etc.) Attack Details...
  • Richard Andrew Vickers (1967 - 2016)
    Richard Vickers (1967 – 2016) Brief overview: Richard shot and killed on his farm Tipperary near Rookdale, Bergville, when he stepped outdoors to smoke. Brief Biography: Other Victims/Family ...
  • Hermien Gouws (1927 - 2015)
    Hermien Gouws (1927 – 2015) Brief overview: Brief Biography: Other Victims/Family Funeral/Memorial The Farm/Smallholding The Region (Land disputes, other incidents etc.) Attack Detail...

“Farm Murders” 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016

SAPS 2015/16 "official" figures: 58 Murders from 519 Attacks

TAU 2015/16 "official" figures: 70 Murders from 344 Attacks

58 Murders logged in this project

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2016 January

February

  • Nick Heyns (73) 26/02/2016 Smallholding near Poortjie, GP (stabbed to death)

March

Victims that do not fit the strict definition of a "Farm Attack"

  • [Hansie Raath] (50) 19/09/2015 Farm Palmietkuil, Vredefort (murdered along with two children of farm workers) (apparently not a "farm attack" as the perp was invited to supper by the victim) media article, media article, media article