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Afrikaans Sunday newspaper Rapport has apologised for publishing accusations of sexual assault made against National Party ministers in the controversial book, 'The Lost Boys of Bird Island' by former policeman Mark Minnie and ex-journalist Chris Steyn.
I stand by the book on the basis of having personally spoken to dozens of people prior to – and following – its publication. Since the book hit the shelves I have received leads and emails daily from people with personal knowledge of the events described.
Why did Minnie wait 30 years before publishing his allegations? As a result, there will be no justice for the boys because the alleged paedophiles – with exception of the elderly Barend du Plessis – are dead, asks Jacques Pauw.
“Chrissy, don’t give up now. You are almost home.” These are the words of Mark Minnie, the co-author of The Lost Boys of Bird Island, in his suicide note to journalist Chris Steyn, who c--authored the controversial book with him.
Mr X, one of the alleged victims of an apartheid-era paedophile ring, which reportedly included government ministers, says he is living in fear for his life.
Netwerk24 specialist reporter Maygene de Wee describes a long car trip she undertook with Mark Minnie, author of The Lost Boys of Bird Island, shortly before he apparently committed suicide.
The publishing house that produced The Lost Boys of Bird Island, the controversial book co-authored by Mark Minnie, says he indicated the book was "only the beginning".
Police have confirmed the discovery of what is believed to be a suicide note following the death of the co-author of the explosive book, The Lost Boys of Bird Island.
The Lost Boys of Bird Island co-author Mark Minnie, who has been found dead in Port Elizabeth, had been receiving threats, say sources.
Chris Steyn is deceitful when she accuses me of sloppy journalism and slammed me for factual inaccuracies in the review.
Journalist and author Jacques Pauw has slammed Mark Minnie and Chris Steyn, authors of the controversial book, The Lost Boys of Bird Island, for sloppy police work and failing to disclose crucial information.
A case has been opened against the owner of the firearm that was found next to the body of co-author of The Lost Boys of Bird Island Mark Minnie, who police believe shot himself in a suicide.
Mark Minnie's funeral will take place in Port Elizabeth on Friday, it has been reported.
A relative of Mark Minnie says the family does not believe he committed suicide.
Police continue to investigate the death of author Mark Minnie whose body was found on a friend’s farm on Monday. Here's what we know so far. Watch.
Police are investigating how co-author of The Lost Boys of Bird Island, Mark Minnie, was found dead with a firearm that was not his own.
Mark Minnie, co-author of the controversial book 'The Lost Boys of Bird Island', which details allegations that former apartheid minister Magnus Malan was part of a paedophile network, has been found dead on the outskirts of Port Elizabeth.
Mark Minnie, co-author of The Lost Boys of Bird Island, has been found dead.
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