South Africa: No More Cheeks Left to Turn

In the struggle against apartheid, an eye for an eye

Just three days after a bomb blast killed 18 people on a crowded sidewalk in Pretoria, a dozen South African jet fighters were skimming low over Maputo, capital of neighboring Mozambique. After loosing a barrage of rocket, cannon and machine-gun fire at private residences and a jam factory in a suburb of the port city, the Impala fighters peeled off westward and headed home.

The foray lasted only a few minutes, but Pretoria claimed that more than 60 people were killed, including 41...

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