ARTICLES RELATING TO BOEREMAG

Hole found in prison cell

2014-07-14 13:00
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A hole has been found in a prison cell shared by 12 inmates, including two Boeremag members, the correctional services department says.

Boeremag doctor's bail bid dismissed

2013-11-06 19:05

There is no reasonable prospect that another court will change the convictions of the 20 Boeremag members, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has concluded.

Boeremag witnesses refused indemnity

2013-10-31 20:10

Two Boeremag accomplices, who testified for the State in the long-running treason trial, have been refused indemnity from prosecution by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Boeremag member gives a Facebook farewell

2013-10-31 09:25
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A convicted Boeremag member bid his friends and fans farewell on Facebook a few hours before the start of his 25-year jail term.

Boeremag sentences shock family

2013-10-29 22:49
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A lone rightwinger shouted "we will overcome" while relatives of some Boeremag men sobbed quietly after sentencing in the first post-apartheid treason trial.

Govt welcomes Boeremag sentencing

2013-10-29 17:51
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The government has welcomed the sentences handed down to the Boeremag members convicted of high treason.

Varying sentences for Boeremag members

2013-10-29 12:27
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Twenty Boeremag members convicted of high treason have been given jail terms of between five and 30 years in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Boeremag sentencing under way

2013-10-28 13:43
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The North Gauteng High Court is sentencing 20 Boeremag members convicted of high treason for a plot to kill former president Nelson Mandela and drive blacks out of the country.

Boeremag accused not dangerous - lawyers

2013-09-30 20:07
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Lawyers for several of the Boeremag members convicted of treason have argued that their clients are not dangerous criminals, and life imprisonment for them would be shockingly inappropriate.

I am not a racist - Boeremag doctor

2013-09-02 23:32

Boeremag member Dr Lets Pretorius has told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria he was not a racist and had never been in favour of using violence to achieve change.

Judgment reserved in Boeremag trial

2013-08-08 21:07

The Boeremag treason trial accused will soon have to start stating their case on sentencing before the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Boeremag: Top cops 'orchestrated plot'

2013-02-25 21:42

Top officials in the police's crime intelligence unit have "orchestrated" a rightwing coup plot and supplied the explosives used to train Boeremag members, a retired police spy says.

Boeremag irregularity application expected

2013-02-06 07:32

Some of the Boeremag members found guilty of high treason are expected to make an application for a special court entry of an irregularity when they appear in the North Gauteng High Court.

Boeremag accused: I'm sorry, I was naive

2013-01-29 20:07
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He cannot believe now that he was capable of planting bombs and planning a coup, Boeremag accused Kobus Pretorius has told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Boeremag convicted seek reprieve

2013-01-14 22:29

Boeremag members found guilty of high treason could apply for their convictions to be overturned, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Boeremag 'weakling' wants bail

2012-08-21 22:18

A Pretoria accountant described as a "weak" member of the Boeremag wants to apply for bail after more than 10 years in jail.

Four more Boeremag bombers convicted

2012-08-16 18:23

Four more Boeremag bombers have been convicted of high treason by the North Gauteng High Court, bringing to 19 the number of convicted members of the organisation.

11th Boeremag accused convicted

2012-08-13 14:03

The 11th man in the Boeremag trial has been convicted of treason by the North Gauteng High Court.

Boeremag leader convicted

2012-08-06 15:20

Boeremag leader Tom Vorster has become the tenth accused to be convicted of treason.

Boeremag treason tally at nine

2012-08-02 14:45

The conviction of two former SA National Defence Force majors and a Free State salesman bring to nine the number of Boeremag accused convicted of high treason.

2nd Boeremag member guilty of high treason

2012-07-27 12:37

Andre du Toit, the brother of convicted Boeremag kingpin Mike du Toit, has also been found guilty of high treason.

Boeremag accused loses bail bid

2012-07-16 19:50

The Boeremag's 73-year-old chaplain, "Oom Vis" Visagie, has lost his third attempt in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to secure bail.

Boeremag escapees 'not really prisoners'

2012-05-03 22:06

A man convicted of harbouring two escaped Boeremag trialists has questioned whether they were legally prisoners, the Constitutional Court has heard.

Man jailed over Boeremag escape

2011-11-21 15:32

A Modimolle man must serve a five year prison term for helping two alleged Boeremag members hide at his farm, the Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled.

Police: Boeremag plotting jail break

2011-07-14 22:24

The accused in the Boeremag treason trial should remain in chains because they are planning another escape, police have told the North Gauteng High Court.

 

Boeremag arms cache found

2014-02-02 19:06
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An arms cache belonging to the Boeremag has been found on a farm in Middelburg, the Hawks say.

I'll die in jail - Boeremag doctor

2013-11-01 19:03
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One of the Boeremag medical doctors jailed for high treason has told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria that he believed he would die in jail, because he was a white political prisoner.

Cosatu welcomes Boeremag sentences

2013-10-31 13:30

Cosatu has welcomed the sentences imposed on Boeremag members convicted of high treason.

Boeremag assets forfeited

2013-10-30 22:56

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has ruled that the Boeremag members sentenced for high treason will not get back the assets seized from them by the police.

Prosecutor, defence happy Boeremag trial is over

2013-10-29 22:30
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The prosecutor as well as the defence in the Boeremag trial have expressed their relief that, after 10 years, it is over.

Boeremag leader surprised by 25-year sentence

2013-10-29 15:09
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Boeremag leader Tom Vorster says he did not expect to get a 25-year sentence for blowing up various targets in 2002 as he has already been in prison for over a decade.

Judge: Boeremag could have caused bloodshed

2013-10-28 16:09
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South Africa would have seen massive bloodshed and chaos if the Boeremag's treasonous coup plot had been successful, Pretoria Judge Eben Jordaan says.

Boeremag sentencing to begin

2013-10-23 21:24

The sentencing of 20 Boeremag members convicted of treason is set to take place in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

State: Boeremag accused selfish

2013-09-20 21:12

The Boeremag treason accused had planned a coup for "selfish political reasons" and wanted to impose their views on South Africa's population through violence, the State has argued.

Boeremag bomber scared of prison van

2013-08-26 23:04

Lawyer for Boeremag bomber Herman van Rooyen, says he will testify in mitigation of sentence from jail because he is scared of any form of transport.

I'll take my hiding, says Boeremag helper

2013-04-27 10:51

A Limpopo man has been sentenced in Modimolle for harbouring two escaped Boeremag trialists, reports Beeld.

Boeremag cells bugged, says ex-spy

2013-02-25 19:27

A former crime intelligence officer has told the North Gauteng High Court that he'd seen police video footage of the Boeremag members found guilty of treason, consulting their lawyers in jail.

Boeremag members set for sentencing

2013-02-05 07:27

The sentencing of 20 Boeremag members found guilty of high treason is expected to start in the North Gauteng High Court.

Boeremag legal bid delays trial

2013-01-24 19:07

A possible bid by some Boeremag members to overturn their convictions of high treason has delayed the trial again.

Boeremag 'weakling' gets bail

2012-08-27 14:02

A Boeremag member, convicted of treason after spending more than 10 years in jail, was granted bail by the North Gauteng High Court.

Final Boeremag accused convicted

2012-08-20 15:35

The final Boeremag accused, bomb-maker Kobus Pretorius, has been convicted of high treason by the North Gauteng High Court.

Boeremag trial postponed

2012-08-13 17:41

Judgment in the treason trial of a group of Afrikaner right-wingers has been postponed in North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Judge: Boeremag commander knew of war plan

2012-08-13 12:41

The Boeremag’s “military commander” knew well that the organisation was going to war, a North Gauteng High Court judge has said during his ruling.

Boeremag planned to blow up Parliament

2012-08-03 17:36
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Boeremag leader Tom Vorster's coup plans included blowing up Parliament, the SABC, the SA Reserve Bank headquarters and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange on the same day.

Boeremag accountant guilty of treason

2012-07-31 14:13

An accountant who was to be in charge of taking over Pretoria during a planned rightwing coup has been found guilty of treason by the city's High Court.

Boeremag judgment may take 3 weeks

2012-07-23 07:47

Judgment in the Boeremag treason trial is set to begin in the North Gauteng High Court, with some believing it may take up to three weeks for an abridged version of the judgment to be delivered.

Pregnant 'Boeremag leader' arrested in raid

2012-05-31 11:48
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A pregnant woman - reportedly a local Boeremag leader - has been arrested on a Carolina farm for being in possession of unlicensed ammunition and explosives, Mpumalanga police say.

Pretoria arms dealer wants weapons back

2012-03-15 22:14

A Pretoria arms dealer is to seek a warrant of arrest against military officials who he says are refusing to comply with a court interdict to return his weapons.

Boeremag accused’s leg irons removed

2011-07-22 14:32

A high court judge in Pretoria has ordered that six of the Boeremag treason trial accused be allowed to appear in court without leg irons.

Judge: Remove Boeremag chains

2011-06-13 15:47
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The North Gauteng High Court has ordered that four of the Boeremag treason trial accused may no longer be held in leg irons overnight.

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