SACC building `ordered bombed'

November 1996
Christian Century;11/6/96, Vol. 113 Issue 32, p1070
Reports that the South African Council of Churches (SACC) headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa, was bombed in 1988 on the orders of former president P.W. Botha, according to former police commissioner General Johan van der Merwe. People involved in the bombing.


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