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South Africa - Farm Attack Victims: 2007 to 2008

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  • Jose Capazorio (1960 - 2007)
    Jose Capazorio (1960 - 2007)Jose (47), was found bludgeoned to death at the gate of his Grootvlei smalllholding in Witbank on 11th September 2007.Translation from original Afrikaans media report (broke...
  • Ian Jacobs (1993 - 2008)
    Ian Jacobs (1993 - 2008)Ian (15) was shot dead by police when they mistook the Isuzu double-cab bakkie for a stolen Colt bakkie, which a family member, Piet van Dyk (22) was driving. Although not a far...
  • Antonio Caldeira (1950 - 2007)
    Antonio Caldeira (1950 - 2007)Antonio (57) was stabbed in the neck on a farm in Marken, on 4th December 2007. *
  • Vusi Makhonjurek (b. - 2007)
    Vusi Makhonjurek (d.o.b. unknown - 2007)Vusi, a smallholder from Sundra, outside Delmas, was tortured with electric shocks and burned with acid, then murdered on 23rd November 2007. *
  • Theuns Janse van Rensburg (1935 - 2007)
    Theuns Janse van Rensburg (1935 - 2007)===Brief overview: Theuns (72), and his wife Hettie (70) were brutally tortured on their farm between Mookgopong and Naboomspruit on 3rd December 2007.The perpetr...

“Farm Murders” 1 April 2007 to 31 March 2008

There are 60 victims remembered in this project

2007 April

May

  • [J Heyneke] (38) 08/05/2007 Kameeldrift, GP
  • Willie Potgieter (45) 12/05/2007 Marikana (shot and killed) media article
  • [Hans Polensky] (52) 26/05/2007 Nigel, GP (dob 1955-08-30).

June

July

August

  • [Female Victim] (35) 03/08/2007 Gingindlovo Sugar Estate (strangled to death)
  • Lynette Marlene Oosthuizen (f) (63) 24/08/2007 Boston (strangled to death, body thrown of a cliff) media article
  • Gerald Wait (51) 27/08/2007 St Albans smallholdings, Port Elizabeth, EC (shot in garden)

September

  • Ian Jacobs (15) 11/09/2007 rural road, Witbank, MP (shot dead by police mistaking vehicle as stolen) media link
  • Jose Capazorio (47) 11/09/2007 Grootvlei holdings, Verena, Witbank, MPL (beaten to death with a blunt object)
  • Andrew Main "Andy" (52) 24/09/2007 Farm Gilmore Hill, Cramond, Midlands, KZN (shot with an AK47 assault rifle) media article
  • Willem Botha (42) 25/09/2007 farm Mosterhoek near Mashishing/Lydenburg, MPL (shot in the chest)

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March