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“We will destroy this woman, they
understood that they had to destroy Winnie if they wanted to destroy the
struggle…and of course, as soon as they focused on Winnie, entered the
inevitable barrage of informers and spies” #WinnieDoccie #WinnieDocumentary #WinnieMandela
“When they came to take my mom,
we thought it was the usual raid. They had taken her to Protea police station, she is being interrogated and completely unaware that she is being packed up and being sent to #Brandfort
#WinnieDoccie #WinnieDocumentary #WinnieMandela
Mam' Winnie was asked if she would kill for her beliefs and her answer was the realest ever. #WinnieDoccie #WinnieDocumentary #WinnieMandela
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#WinnieMandela was tried for her involvement in kidnapping of 4 boys, who (Appeal Court accepted) she believed were being abused
But - while she continues to be attacked (even in death) with unproven claims over that case - there is no condemnation for far more horrific crimes
Phila Ndwandwe was 24 and breastfeeding her two month old baby. She was abducted by Durban Security Branch members and refused to cooperate. Her killers stated that they did not have evidence to prosecute her and that they could not release her, and so decided to kill her.
The police had tortured Phila - who they kept naked - for days and days. She refused to turn against her comrades, and made herself a pair of panties with a plastic bag. When her bones where found in the field where she'd been killed, the plastic still remained.
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Every time we celebrate & honour Mama Winnie Mandela there's always those that bring up that she killed or ordered the killing of 14 year old Stompie Seipei / Moeketsi (RIP)

This thread of videos will shed some light on the matter & clear her name.

1. Some Background information on the targeting of Winnie Mandela by the Security branch. Vic McPherson the then director of STRATCOM shares about spying on Winnie Mandela and using black agents to infiltrate ANC, Trade Unions, SACP etc.
2. Vic McPherson explains that President PW Botha came up with a psychological warfare against Black people which used various communication for propaganda to discredit Winnie Mandela and other Black leaders.
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