Pretorius, Lets, trial-awaiting Afrikaners are racially-abused in Pretoria high security prison - radio interview Feb 8 2008
RACIST ABUSE IN PRISON: listen to the radio interview with Dr. Lets Pretorius, leader of the Boeremag civil-rights movement - about the physical abuse these TRIAL-AWAITING men are undergoing in SA prison - including guards deliberately fouling their food with URINE, FAECES, SEMEN and SPIT:
Twelve of the original so-called "Boeremag" members who were arrested in April 2002 for 'treason' charges, are still incarcerated as 'trial-awaiting prisoners' in the high security Pretoria prison ever since 2002. Others were granted bail set at very high amounts which few of these Boer-families could afford to pay. These men, all family-men who have not seen their children since 2002, have to attend their High Court trial every day clapped in leg- and wrist-irons. The State has already spent many tens of millions trying to prove its 'treason and terrorism' case. It claims that it will need another 12 years to 'present all the evidence'. It is therefore expected that these Afrikaner men - presumably under the South African law still innocent until proven guilty - will have to spend another 12 years incarcerated in a high-security prison, under such unhealthy conditions. One of the men has already died from a brain-infection caused by the highly unsanitary conditions in which he was held in his prison cell. None of the charges they were arrested for - and have pleaded not guilty to - have thus far been adequately proven and the State's case is based primarily on one witness, a paid informer.
PICTURE WITH THIS STORY: BOEREMAG TRIAL-AWAITING PRISONER COBUS PRETORIUS BEING TAKEN TO PRETORIA HIGH COURT. He and the other Boeremag men have been trial-awaiting prisoners (under the law presumed not guilty) at the Pretoria High security prison - where they are racially abused by their wardens. Their trial is expected to continue another twelve years. They have been incarcerated since 2002. Bail was set at such high levels that these working-class Boer families can't afford to bail the men out of prison.
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