You are here: Collections Database/ collections
Inventory for AK2672 
Collection Index:GOLDSTONE COMMISSION, Boipatong 1990-1992
Collection Name:GOLDSTONE COMMISSION, Boipatong Records 1990-1992
Photos:BOIPATONG MASSACRE• click to view
AK2672 GOLDSTONE COMMISSION, Boipatong Massacre, 1990-2000 
 Copyright 2012, Historical Papers, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. 
 21 boxes 1992-1990 (Includes some Sebokeng records, 1990-1991) 
 The digitisation of this collection was made possible by a generous grant from Carnegie Corporation. (Johannesburg, 2012) 
 Records of Goldstone Commission of Inquiry (1992), the Appeal heard in the Pretoria High Court (1994) and TRC Amnesty Committee records. 
 These papers relate to the events which took place on June 17 1992 at Boipatong, 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 Inquiry (1992), the Appeal Court record with accompanying documents (1993-1994) and the Amnesty applications with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (1999) 
A1 Record of Proceedings, 2/7/92 pp 1-836 1 box 
A1a Opening address 2 July 1992        
A1.1 Record of Proceedings, Vol.1, 05/08/92 pp 1-30        
A1.2 Record of Proceedings, Vol.2, 20/08/92 pp 31-77        
A1.3 Record of Proceedings, Vol.3, 03-06/08/92 pp 78-155        
A1.4 Record of Proceedings, Vol.4, 06/08/92 pp 156-196        
A1.5 Record of Proceedings, Vol.5, 07/08/92 pp 197-262        
A1.6 Record of Proceedings, Vol.6, 10/08/92 pp 263-348        
A1.7 Record of Proceedings, Vol.7, 11/08/92 pp 349-423        
A1.8 Record of Proceedings, Vol.8, 11/08/92 pp 424-508        
A1.9 Record of Proceedings, Vol.9, 12/08/92 pp 509-580        
A1.10 Record of Proceedings, Vol.10, 12/08/92 pp 581-636        
A1.11 Record of Proceedings, Vol.11, 13/08/98 pp 637-725        
A1.12 Record of Proceedings, Vol.12, 14/08/98 pp 726-836        
A2 Record of Proceedings, pp1-703 
A2.1 Record of Proceedings, Vol.1, 20/10/92 pp 1-39        
A2.2 Record of Proceedings, Vol.2, 20/10/92 pp 40-76        
A2.3 Record of Proceedings, Vol.3, 20/10/92 pp 77-150        
A2.4 Record of Proceedings, Vol.4, 20/10/92 pp 151-253        
A2.5 Record of Proceedings, Vol.5, 20/10//92 pp 254-339        
A2.6 No vol. 
A2.7 No vol. 
A2.8 No vol. 
A2.9 Record of Proceedings, Vol.9, 20/10/92 pp 578-627        
A2.10 Record of Proceedings, Vol.10, 20/10/92 pp 628-703        
B1 Waddington Report on the investigation into events at Boipatong, submitted to the Goldstone Commission of Inquiry (and police reaction) 1f        
B2 Submission by SAP to Goldstone Commission 1f 
B2.1 Submission by the South African Police        
B2.2 Supporting documents for SAP submission        
B2.3 Supporting documents for SAP submission        
B3 Statements/affidavits if (see also: B12)        
B4 Memoranda 1f        
B5 Expert witness by CP de Kock re background to violence in Tokoza 1f        
B6 Miscellaneous information for and from Goldstone Commission        
B7 Transcripts of police tapes (partially erased) 
B7.1 Vol.1 17-18/06/92        
B7.2 Vol.2 18/06/1992        
B7.3 Vol.3 18/06/1992        
B7.4 Vol.4 18/06/1992        
B7.5 Vol.5 18/06/1992        
B7.6 Vol.6 18/06/1992        
B7.7 Report and memorandum regarding the Boipatong tapes        
B8 Press cuttings about Boipatong 
B8.1 Press cuttings sorted        
B8.2 Press cuttings miscellaneous        
B9 Records and press cuttings of three separate incidents of violence in Sebokeng (Hostel murders 4/9/90; vigil shootings 12-13/1/91; beer hall massacre 3/5/91) 
B9.1 Sebokeng violence        
B9.2 Sebokeng vigil and shootings        
B9.3 Sebokeng beerhall massacre        
B10 Photocopies of SAP vehicle records, etc 
B10.1 Records of vehicles and equipment        
B10.2 Incident reports        
B10.3 Vehicle registers        
B10.4 Occurrence registers        
B10.5 Vehicle plans and reports        
B10.6 Signal logs        
B10.7 Section Commander reports        
B11 Additional information on events in Boipatong (later additions) 
 Memorandum on Police and other records (chronological account) 
 Memorandum on SADF vehicles 
 Progress report by SAP on Waddington report 
 Recollection and impression of inspection at Boipatong, 14/8/1992 
 Memorandum of Iscor Ltd 
 Affidavits by Sally Ann Sealey, Rev Peter Moerane, Dennis Moerane Pink Log Vaal Commando 17 June 1992 
 Facts which are not in dispute (the crossing of the armed group from Kwa-Madala to Boipatong. 
 Attacks on Boipatong residents prior to the massacre 
 Attempts to prevent the Boipatong massacre 
 Killing of Saul Tsotsetsi and of Dr Elliot Motsitsi 
 Memorandum on Vaal history 
 Memorandum on ongoing violence 
 Aspects of the conduct of the police 
B11.1 Reports and analysis        
B11.2 Affidavits        
B11.3 Memoranda 
B11.3.1 ANC and Vaal Council of Churches        
B11.3.2 Iscor Ltd        
B11.3.3 Nicholls, Cambanis, Koopasammy and Pillay        
B11.3.4 Memorandum on Vaal history        
B11.4 Tshongweni amnesty application        
B11.5 Inspection at Boipatong on 14 August 1992        
B11.6 Correspondence: Nicholls and Advocate van der Merwe        
B12 Statements by witnesses 1 box 
B12.1 Statements typed and handwritten        
B12.2 Volumes of copies of case notes and statements        
B12.3 Volumes of copies of case notes and statements        
B12.4 Affidavits and statements: Last names A-G        
B12.5 Affidavits and statements: Last names H-L        
B12.6 Affidavits and statements: Last names Ma-Mn        
B12.7 Affidavits and statements: Last names Mo-Mz        
B12.8 Affidavits and statements: Last names N-S        
B12.9 Affidavits and statements: Last names T-Z        
B12.10 Affidavits and statements: Unnamed persons        
B12.11 Case file of copied, handwritten statements        
B12.12 Lists of witnesses and statements        
B12.13 Press statements and cuttings        
B12.14 Statement taking: 2 duplicate books with copies of statements (partially used)        
B13 Argument on behalf of the Minister of Law and order and the SAP 
B13.1 Argument on behalf of the Minister of Law and order        
B13.2 Observers, organisations and political parties        
B13.3 Case file including Government Gazette, notes, statements        
B14 Memoranda submitted on behalf of ANC (PWV) ANC (Vaal) and Vaal council of Churches 
B14.1 Memorandum submitted on behalf of ANC (PWV) ANC (Vaal) and Vaal council of Churches (pages missing)        
B14,2 Memorandum submitted on behalf of ANC (PWV) ANC (Vaal) and Vaal council of Churches (annotated)        
BOIPATONG APPEAL, Pretoria High Court, 1993-1994 (Case no CC123/93) 
C1 Record of appeal vol. 1-36 (v 33-35 missing), incomplete, 6 boxes 
 Also: Heads of Argument 
C1.1 Record of Appeal, Vol.1        
C1.2 Record of Appeal, Vol.2        
C1.3 Record of Appeal, Vol.3        
C1.4 Record of Appeal, Vol.4        
C1.5 Record of Appeal, Vol.5        
C1.6 Record of Appeal, Vol.6        
C1.7 Record of Appeal, Vol.7        
C1.8 Record of Appeal, Vol.8        
C1.9 Record of Appeal, Vol.9        
C1.10 Record of Appeal, Vol.10        
C1.11 Record of Appeal, Vol.11        
C1.12 Record of Appeal, Vol.12        
C1.13 Record of Appeal, Vol.13        
C1.14 Vol. 14 was not submitted 
C1.15 Record of Appeal, Vol.15        
C1.16 Record of Appeal, Vol.16        
C1.17 Record of Appeal, Vol.17        
C1.18 Record of Appeal, Vol.18        
C1.19 Record of Appeal, Vol.19        
C1.20 Record of Appeal, Vol.20        
C1.21 Record of Appeal, Vol.21        
C1.22 Record of Appeal, Vol.22        
C1.23 Record of Appeal, Vol.23        
C1.24 Record of Appeal, Vol.24        
C1.25 Record of Appeal, Vol.25        
C1.26 Record of Appeal, Vol.26        
C1.27 Record of Appeal, Vol.27        
C1.28 Record of Appeal, Vol.28        
C1.29 Record of Appeal, Vol.29        
C1.30 Record of Appeal, Vol.30        
C1.31 Record of Appeal, Vol.31        
C1.32 Record of Appeal, Vol.32        
C1.33 Record of Appeal, Vol.33        
C1.34 Record of Appeal, Vol.34        
C1.35 Record of Appeal, Vol.35        
C1.36 Record of Appeal, Vol.36        
C1.37 Record of Appeal, Vol.37        
C2 Exhibits and documentation 2 boxes 
C2a Exhibits, including photographs: Three aerial photographs of the township and the hostel; packet of photographs of people killed in the massacre, received from the State Attorney (not displayed here).        
C2.1 List of exhibits D-S        
C2.2 Exhibits T-X        
C2.3 Exhibits V        
C2.4 Exhibits (copies)        
C2.5 Exhibits KK        
C2.6 Volume 14 (extract of proceedings in Afrikaans)        
C2.7 Media B, file of copies of media reports        
C2.8 Media analysis and testimony        
C3 Judgement, 21 September 1999 
 The document was not part of the original submission. 
 Records: Amnesty applications, affidavits etc (2 vols) and Heads of Argument 1 vol 
D1 Amnesty applications, affidavits, volume 1        
D2 Amnesty applications, affidavits, volume 2        
D3 Heads of Arguments 
D3.1 Heads of Argument for Victims        
D3.2 Heads of Argument for Victor Mthembu        
D3.3 Heads of Argument for the South African National Defence Force (SANDF)        
D4 Annexure LL        
D5 Exhibit JJ        
D6 Declaration, memoranda and notes        
D7 Decision        
D8 TRC Boipatong Amnesty Hearing Volume 6 of 10        
 Includes a list of recorded incidents of violence against IFP office bearers, members and supporters. 1985-1996 and articles on the IFP and ANC 
E1 Preliminary statement, Justice Goldstone, pp 886-1099        
E2 Violence against the Inkatha Freedom Party        
E3 Reports, memoranda, statements        
E4 Lists and correspondence        
 These mostly concern applications to the TRC (4 containers) 
F1 Additional records from I Berger container 1 
F1.1 Report on Boipatong tapes        
F1.2 Report headed "Violence in Vaal Triangle"        
F1.3 Annotated Memo which had been submitted to the TRC        
F1.4 Material about Iscor        
F1.5 Material about the "Applicants' reply to Victims' Memo" to the TRC        
F1.6 Correspondence re TRC Amnesty Hearings        
F1.7 Material re exhibits and evidence        
F1.8 Heads of Argument, TRC Amnesty Committee        
F2 Additional records from I Berger container 2 
F2.1 Material re Pedro Peens        
F2.2 Attorneys and other notes        
F2.3 Maps        
F2.4 Witnesses        
F2.5 Extract of evidence        
F2.6 Miscellaneous extracts of published material (nit digitised)        
F2.7 Amnesty: Andries Nosenga        
F2.8 Events and questions asked - annotated copies        
F3 Additional records from I Berger container 3 
F3.1 Lists of victims, deceased, injured, witnesses        
F3.2 Legal assistance        
F3.3 Statements        
F3.4 Miscellaneous documents: extract of evidence and typed notes of events        
F4 Gerhardus Dirk Peens: Notes and extract of evidence