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Boipatong massacre, South Africa, 1992
Apartheid--South Africa--Boipatong, Political violence--South Africa--Boipatong, History--Political aspects--South Africa--Boipatong, Mourning customs--South Africa--Boipatong, Funeral rites and ceremonies--South Africa--Boipatong, Best of Marinovich
Family members mourning the death of Aaron Mathope and his mother. On a winter�s night in the Vaal, 45 people were killed when a large group of men rampaged through Boipatong township. Klaas Mathope and many other survivors maintained that it had not been only Zulus who had attacked them, but white policemen too. Klaas's wife and 9-month-old son, Aaron, were murdered in the attack in 1992.